A newly released documentary short examines the complex and colorful history of the Seminole Tribe and its relationship to the alligators of the Everglades. The New Yorker magazine is the thrust behind “Halpate” – which means alligator in the Mikasuki language. (The Seminoles and Miccosukee are culturally connected). The 14-minute film was
From left, "Reservation Dogs" stars Paulina Alexis, Devery Jacobs, D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai and Lane Factor (Photo Shane Brown/FX) FX Networks recently gave the green light for a new TV series described as a mix of dark comedy and thriller. More notable is that many of those involved in “Reservation Dogs” are Native
The proposed Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tejon marks a significant milestone for the Tejon Indian Tribe. (Rendering courtesy Hard Rock) A partnership between Hard Rock International and the Tejon Tribe to develop a hotel and casino recently took a significant step forward. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) signed off on
Kevin Gover WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kevin Gover has been appointed the Smithsonian’s Under Secretary for Museums and Culture, effective Jan. 17. Since February 2020, Gover (Pawnee Tribe of Oklahoma), who was director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), has served as acting Under Secretary. The position oversees the
The now-closed Ritz Club is located in the Ritz Hotel in London. Image via Facebook. Hard Rock International continues to expand its casino presence internationally – this time in London. The globally recognized brand has acquired a casino license from the Ritz Club – a famous casino that opened in 1998.
A sample of work from Native American artist Virgil Ortiz (Cochiti Pueblo), who will be featured in a virtual program Jan. 14, 2021, by the University of Miami's Lowe Art Museum. (Photo virgilortiz.com) The Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami will host Native American artist Virgil Ortiz and Native
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood awarded more than $615 million in jackpots in 2020. (Kevin Johnson photo) HOLLYWOOD – Highlighted by its largest winning jackpot ever, Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood announced Wednesday that it paid out approximately 214,250 jackpots totaling more than $615 million in 2020. By