MIAMI — Valholly Frank is too young to vote and too young to drive, but the teenager from the Big Cypress Reservation is not too young to make an impact. Nor is she afraid. Even though she’s only 15, the Sagemont School freshman is more than willing to take on big challenges.
BIG CYPRESS — The Ahfachkee School in Big Cypress officially began construction on April 4 for its expansion and renovation. The two-story, 30,000-square-foot expansion, which will include a new middle and high school building, will be completed in two phases. The first phase is construction of the new building and the
BIG CYPRESS — The Billie Swamp Safari was a little more wild than usual April 5 as wildlife advocate Jack Hanna visited the Safari to film an upcoming episode of “Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild.” Hanna, accompanied by his wife, Suzi, daughters Kathaleen Hanna Stephenson and Julie Hanna, and grandchildren Jack
IMMOKALEE — About 2,000 history buffs, tourists, school children and boy scouts from all over the state showed up in Immokalee March 2 and 3 to learn a little bit about Seminole history by watching a reenactment of the Seminole Wars. The Seminole Shootout Battle Reenactment, which began in Big Cypress
HOLLYWOOD — An honored Native American tradition is moving beyond the horizon of the U.S. On March 14, a team of researchers from the National Folk Museum of Korea visited the Hollywood Reservation to learn about the history and culture surrounding Seminole dolls. The museum, based in Gyeongbokgung Palace in South
COCONUT CREEK – Neil Baxley has been promoted to Director of Slot Operations at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, where he is the highest ranking team member who is also a member of the Seminole Tribe of Florida. Baxley joined Seminole Casino Coconut Creek as Assistant Director of Slot Operations in 2016.
BIG CYPRESS — Forestry firefighters fight fire with fire to prevent large wildfires from spreading out of control. Wildland firefighters from all over Indian Country have been busy setting fires in Big Cypress and Brighton to practice their skills and learn new ones. The program began in 1994 when Big Cypress