A map shows areas of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan and Central Everglades Planning Projects. (USACE) 2020 has brought significant challenges to Indian Country that have required considerable attention from Tribal members. While COVID-19 has grabbed the spotlight across the nation, at home another matter continues in importance: the Seminole Tribe’s
Keith Sheldon, Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock International president of entertainment (Hard Rock photo) HOLLYWOOD – Keith Sheldon has been named president of entertainment for Seminole Gaming and Hard Rock International. Seminole Hard Rock Support Services made the announcement June 25. Sheldon will oversee and direct the entertainment function for Seminole
U.S. Rep. Deb Haaland, Laguna Pueblo, left, and U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids, Ho-Chunk Nation, will participate in the upcoming UNITY virtual national conference that starts June 25. (Photo Rep. Haaland/Twitter) MESA, Ariz. – United National Indian Youth, Inc. (UNITY) will start its first-ever virtual national conference June 25 at 5 p.m.
The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood and its Guitar Hotel, shown here at night on Sept. 19, 2019, will reopen June 12, 2020, after being closed for nearly three months due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Kevin Johnson photo) More casinos in the Seminole Gaming family are ready to reopen. Seminole
An aerial view of the construction scene at the National Native American Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Memorial Day May 25, 2020. (Earthcam.com) Ceremony and spirituality will be two key components of the National Native American Veterans Memorial. Harvey Pratt, the memorial's designer, explained the concepts behind his work during a
Wes Studi appears in a public service announcement asking for donations to help Native American communities impacted by COVID-19. (PWNA PSA) When Wes Studi speaks, Indian Country listens, and the hope is that others will, too. The Oscar-winning actor has earned a well-respected aura through his legendary Hollywood career that has
Seminole Hard Rock employee and Tribal member Jo-Lin Osceola shows support for team members as they receive grocery store gift cards May 15, 2020, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood. (Photo Kevin Johnson) Putting food on the table during the COVID-19 pandemic became a little easier for furloughed
An online townhall discussion about the coronavirus's impact on Native American communities and Indigenous people in the U.S. will be held May 20 at 7 p.m. (ET). Scheduled guests for the Congressional Progressive Caucus Center tele-townhall include Congresswoman Deb Haaland (D-N.M.); Faith Spotted Eagle (Native Organizers Alliance, Brave Heart Society, Yankton