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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.

Fort Pierce Indian Day

FORT PIERCE The Fort Pierce community enjoyed a competitive, but relaxed Indian Day on Sept. 28. Music from a disc jockey played throughout the day in the background and an abundance of home-cooked food was available to satisfy appetites with breakfast, lunch and dinner. The recreation department offered plenty of activities

Naples Indian Day

NAPLES One of the earliest celebrations of Indian Day took place with Tribal members in Naples on Sept. 19. The small, close-knit community had a full lineup of competitions to participate in, plenty of food to eat, and a variety of entertainment to take in. There was a surprise musical guest who

Reservations celebrate Indian Day

IMMOKALEE Immokalee took two days to celebrate Indian Day. On Sept. 26, culture was the focus while on Sept. 27 competition ruled the res. The culture department hosted a community luncheon at the culture village. As the women cooked, men chopped wood, carved under the shade of a chickee and reminisced about

Reservations show their Red Ribbon pride

With a nationwide theme of “Life is your journey, travel drug free,” Seminole reservations turned out in full force during the Tribe’s annual participation in Red Ribbon Week. (See all the images at the end of this story). From Oct. 12-17 Immokalee was filled with activities from colorfully decorated doors to community

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

Seminole executive recognized with Indian Country honor

HOLLYWOOD — The head of the Seminole Tribal Gaming Commission has been recognized with an industry distinction. Gordon Dickie, who has been with the Tribe since 2014, was recently named Regulator of the Year in the Indian Country category by International Masters of Gaming Law. IMGL is a nonprofit association with