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Ahfachkee expansion reaches topping off milestone

BIG CYPRESS — The Ahfachkee School commemorated the structural completion of its new middle and high school building with a topping off ceremony Nov. 9. Tribal dignitaries, construction executives, architects, Ahfachkee administrators and workers attended the ceremony, which celebrated the accomplishment of the construction crew. "It’s finally happening," said Big Cypress

Hollywood Indian Day

HOLLYWOOD Indian Day started bright and early for residents of the Hollywood Reservation with a community walk at 7 a.m. Sept. 28. The walk was followed by breakfast at the Culture Camp where eggs, bacon, and an assortment of fresh fruits were served. The smell of smoke from the cooking chickee lingered

Trail Indian Day

Trail After a two-year absence, the skinning of a deer made its return to the menu of activities for the Trail Seminole Indian Day on Sept. 16 at the Huggins family camp in Ochopee. No deer was caught for the previous two Indian Days, but Michael Osceola went out in the late

Tampa Indian Day

TAMPA Dozens of Tribal members from the Tampa area came to the Seminole’s Lakeland property for Indian Day events on Sept. 29. Families gathered on a hot and humid day at 9610 Bryant Road in Lakeland, about 35 miles northeast of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa for a number

Big Cypress Indian Day

BIG CYPRESS Indian Day started with canoe races on the Big Cypress Reservation. Two contestants tipped their canoe over in a practice run. All other canoers managed to stay dry during the event. Everyone has a good time on the water. As the day moved along, more people began to partake

Brighton Indian Day

BRIGHTON A fishing tournament Sept. 22 was the first of many Indian Day events hosted at the Brighton Reservation. In the following days, Tribal members would turn in arts and crafts (Sept. 26), participate in a clothing contest (Sept. 27) and then see many Indian Day options on the final day, Sept.