An ongoing collaboration between the Seminole Tribe and a Broward County judge has caught the attention of the CBS4 News television station in Miami. The station aired a story Feb. 27 about Seminole Tribal Court and Judge Jose Izquierdo of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, located in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Izquierdo hears family court cases involving
The organizers of a ceremony to mark the opening of the first memorial to honor Native American veterans are seeking those who want to be part of history. The National Native American Veterans Memorial is set to be dedicated on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. A procession will take place before the dedication ceremony. Organizers are encouraging
The long-term funding of a critical diabetes program for Indian Country continues to be in jeopardy and has become an ongoing battle for health care advocates. The latest in a string of short-term renewals of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, or SDPI, expires on May 22. Groups like the National Indian Health
An ongoing exhibition that opened in 2018 at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., got some renewed attention this week. The museum’s director, Kevin Gover (Pawnee), was the guest on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” program Feb. 20, as previously reported by the Seminole Tribune. During the one-hour call-in show, Gover discussed
BRIGHTON –The Seminole Indian 4-H livestock show and sale will take place in Brighton next month at the Fred Smith Rodeo Arena. The two-day event is a culmination of months of hard work for dozens of 4-H youth. Last year’s event took place in Big Cypress, but it rotates between the two reservations now.
BIG CYPRESS – You might want to add “Eye of the Tiger” to your playlist for this one. What’s thought to be the first-ever “Seminole Warrior Competition” is set to take place Feb. 29 on the Big Cypress Reservation. The event is designed as a version of what the CrossFit Games look like. Those competitions include
The Academy Awards are Feb. 9 and rarely does the public agree with all of the nominees put forth by those who vote, let alone those who emerge as the ultimate winners. One film this year might be of interest to Indigenous People – “Jojo Rabbit.” The director and one of its producers are Indigenous themselves
Four years after protests began at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), oil drilling and pipeline projects continue to threaten Native American communities and the environment. DAPL is one of the most well-known, along with the Keystone Pipeline System. DAPL’s underground oil pipeline is 1,172 miles long and begins in