For some it might seem like a slam dunk in this day and age: erect a memorial to Native American veterans in the nation’s capital. Or some might be surprised to learn a memorial isn’t already there, after all it’s 2018. Stephen Bowers knows better and knows the journey for a
HOLLYWOOD — The massive operation has dozens of departments and hundreds of employees performing all manner of duties every day. Needless to say the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood is a bustling place with many moving parts. A group of six Japanese college students got a first-hand look
As one of Florida’s top cow/calf operations, the Seminole cattle program relies on consistently high pregnancy and birth rates to thrive. So when those rates fell in 2014, Natural Resource Director Alex Johns decided to investigate. 2014 was a mild winter but the cows were in worse body condition than the
MIAMI — It’s happening now, and it’s going to get worse. That’s the sobering assessment from scientists about climate change and sea level rise and how the two will continue to affect coastal communities like those in Florida. Many of those at-risk communities, in and out of Florida, include Native American
Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming, both owned by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, announced in August the elimination of plastic straws and plastic to-go bags at its properties. The to-go bags were to be eliminated by mid-August and the plastic straws by Sept. 1. Hard Rock officials said “durable, earth-friendly
Farming and ranching are important professions to the Seminole way of life in Florida and to Native communities around the country. However, Indian Country has – some say for decades now – often been marginalized when it comes to discussions of the federal Farm Bill. Stakeholders say the consequences are such that
LAKE BUENA VISTA — Dignitaries and other invited guests gathered at the American Adventure pavilion at Walt Disney World’s Epcot theme park for the dedication of a new exhibition July 27. “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art” was officially opened at the American Heritage Gallery with a ceremony
HOLLYWOOD — The Seminole Tribe of Florida ushered in new royalty at the 61st annual Miss Florida Seminole Princess Pageant. In front of hundreds of spectators at Tribal headquarters auditorium, Cheyenne Kippenberger, 22, was crowned the 2018 Miss Florida Seminole Princess on July 14 while Allegra Billie, 17, won the Jr.