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Hard Rock Hotel to make debut in Spain’s capital

HOLLYWOOD — It’s not the first time Hard Rock will set foot in Spain, but it’s a first for a hotel. Hard Rock International has announced that the Hard Rock Hotel Madrid will open in 2019. HRI has a presence in 74 countries and counting. “We are pleased to join forces with

Bureau of Indian Education sets forth new strategic direction

The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) recently published a new strategic direction for the organization – to be implemented through 2023. The BIE is a division of the U.S. Department of the Interior under the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. The BIE provides funds and manages many functions and policies of

Nursing professor receives $1.275M grant to reduce health risks of Native American youth

By Amy Farnum-Patronis, Florida State University News TALLAHASSEE — A Florida State University nursing professor is working toward reducing health risks among Native American and Alaska Native young adults in urban Florida thanks to a new federal grant. John Lowe, the McKenzie Endowed Professor for Health Disparities Research in the College of

Tribe’s royalty shines at FSU homecoming

TALLAHASSEE — Miss Florida Seminole Cheyenne Kippenberger and Jr. Miss Florida Princess Allegra Billie were in the spotlight at the Florida State University homecoming Oct. 19-20 as they joined in the school’s celebration in a big way. Even before Allegra left the downtown Tallahassee hotel for the traditional alumni luncheon and

ICWA decision sparks condemnation in Indian Country

Court appeals are being filed in response to a decision in early October by a federal judge in Texas which ruled the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) was unconstitutional. The ICWA is a 40-year-old law that was designed to prevent the separation of Native children from their parents and extended families