HOLLYWOOD — The Native Learning Center (NLC) will offer a free workshop geared toward Native Americans interested in starting a business and those who already own a Native business. Registration is now open. The Indianpreneurship workshop will contain business courses that represent the challenges, experiences and opportunities for Native American entrepreneurs.
DAVIE — The 284th Police Academy class graduated from the Institute of Public Safety on Dec. 5, and among the graduates were two new officers of the Seminole Police Department. Michael S. Sprouse and Joshua L. Williams underwent 770 hours of training over a six-month period in the areas of physical,
TALLAHASSEE — To recognize the role the Seminole Tribe plays in Florida State University’s heritage, FSU President Eric J. Barron invited Chairman James E. Billie and President Tony Sanchez Jr. to assist in the iconic tradition of planting the flame spear prior to the university’s Homecoming football game on Oct.
BIG CYPRESS — The Brighton Reservation reclaimed the title of Trike Fest champions after defeating reigning champs Big Cypress on Nov. 7. Brighton won the title for four consecutive years before Big Cypress claimed top honors for the first time last year, so the victory proved bittersweet for Brighton. “I guess practice
HOLLYWOOD — During her 69 years (and counting), Marie Osceola transitioned from living a solitary life in the Florida Everglades to being a thriving member of society in the ever-expanding Seminole Tribe. Surrounded by family and friends on Oct. 14, she celebrated her birthday and her life, which is still
TRAIL — The Trail community hosted their annual Fish Fry for Seminoles in Recovery on Oct. 13, bringing the community together to celebrate life and sobriety. The fourth annual event, held at the Trail Independent Baptist Church with about 60 people in attendance, kicked off with a welcome address from Family
FORT PIERCE — Quentin Tommie always thought he would study law when he pursued his higher education. He assumed it would be a safe, successful career choice. But while in high school, Tommie had a realization because of his friends; they continually complimented his sense of style. “It’s something I didn’t even
ORLANDO — For the first time in its four-year history, the Native Learning Center (NLC) will host the workshop Grant Researching and Proposal Writing in Indian Country from Dec. 3-5. The free workshop, to be held in Orlando, gives Native Americans from around Indian Country an opportunity to seek out grants,
HOLLYWOOD — To kick off the school year and encourage friendly competition among reservations, the Recreation Department held a Tribalwide Back-to-School Youth Basketball Tournament on Oct. 6. About 85 kids from Immokalee, Trail, Brighton, Big Cypress and Hollywood participated in the event, which took place at the Hollywood Gym. Six teams
BIG CYPRESS — Ahfachkee and Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School students took a trip to the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum on Sept. 7 to reinforce the importance of learning about their Seminole culture. Organized by Elizabeth Lowman, oral history educator for the Museum, the event gave Tribal students an opportunity to view exhibits and