Miss Indian World Cheyenne Kippenberger. (Courtesy photo) The Gathering of Nations Powwow, annually one of the biggest events in Indian Country, will be a livestreamed live virtual powwow April 23-24. The event will include contest dancing, a variety of festive entertainment, the traders market, musical features from stage 49 and a
TALLAHASSEE — A free virtual forum featuring U.S. Sens. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV) will be held March 1 at 6:30 p.m. as part of a keynote kickoff event for the new Institute of Politics at Florida State University (IOP@FSU).The forum is part of a “Celebrating Civility” speaker
Florida Gulf Coast University softball catcher Ahnie Jumper, of the Big Cypress Reservation, has played in 92 career games as she enters her senior season with the Eagles. (Photo Beverly Bidney) Ahnie Jumper’s senior season on the Florida Gulf Coast University softball team starts this weekend when the Eagles host No.
Henrietta Mann The Harvard University Native American Program and the Stanford American Indian Cultural Center will host a panel of five Indigenous scholars to celebrate the 50th anniversary of both university’s programs. The free webinar, which will highlight Indigenous excellence around the country, will be held Feb. 11 from 6 p.m. to
Florida State University. (Photo FSU) TALLAHASSEE – The next meeting of the Florida State University Presidential Search Advisory Committee will be held Feb. 12 at 10 a.m. During the past few weeks the committee received comments through virtual open forums with faculty, staff, students and others. Last fall the school hired Storbeck/Pimentel &
Lexi Foreman is shown here playing for Native Soldiers at the Native American Basketball Invitational in 2019. (Photo Darin Sicurello) The Anadarko (Okla.) High School girls basketball team, which includes Seminole tribal member Lexi Foreman, won the MidFirst Warrior Classic Championship on Jan. 9. Foreman, a senior guard who has signed with
Lee Edouard was named most outstanding player on offense for the Okeechobee High School football team and first team all-area. (Okeechobee High School via Twitter) The Seminole Tribe’s Lee Edouard received accolades after his outstanding season for the Okeechobee High School football team. Edouard, a 6-foot-1 sophomore quarterback, was named Okeechobee’s most
Heather Dawn Thompson has been appointed director of the USDA's Office of Tribal Relations. (Photo Greenberg Trauwig) Heather Dawn Thompson (Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe) has been appointed director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Tribal Relations. The anouncement from the USDA on Jan. 25 described Thompson as “an expert