Hollywood Coucilman Chris Osceola shakes hands with NSU University School graduate Chandler DeMayo during a graduation appreciation event for the reservation’s 2020 graduates. The event was hosted by the Hollywood Council Office on June 18 at the Classic Gym. (Kevin Johnson photo) HOLLYWOOD — This year’s group of high school graduates
Ahfachkee School valedictorian Priscilla Alvarado, left, and salutatorian Leilani Gopher pose at a graduation celebration for 2020 graduates from the Big Cypress and Immokalee reservations June 9, 2020, in Big Cypress. (Kevin Johnson photo) BIG CYPRESS – It’s not often that a lengthy line of vehicles occupies a stretch of Josie
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
2020 Okeechobee High School graduate Kaleb Thomas, of the Brighton Reservation, is joined by family, relatives and friends as he signs to play baseball with Clarks Summit University on May 30, 2020, at Lightsey's restaurant in Okeechobee. (Courtesy photo) Kaleb Thomas has been a third baseman, an outfielder and a pitcher.
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
The Seminole Tribe's Kamani Smith, left, and Kaleb Thomas were among the Okeechobee High School class of 2020 scholarship recipients. (Kevin Johnson photos) Okeechobee High School senior Aubrey Pearce, a former Pemayetv Emahakv Charter School student, earned several scholarships. Okeechobee High School’s stage normally would be a
Clockwise from left, "Doc Native" Battiest (vocals), Spencer Battiest (vocals), both in Hollywood; Joshua Daubin (percussion) in Seal Beach, California; Matt Beach (guitar) in Canton, Ohio; and Kazumi Shimokawa (piano) in Culver City, California, perform "The Storm." The virtual performance debuted May 12, 2020, on the Native American Music Awards'
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez talks to CNN's John King on May 11, 2020. (CNN) The Navajo Nation reported that the number of its citizens who have died from COVID-19 reached 100 as of Sunday. The grim figure comes as the Navajo Nation, whose sprawling 17 million acres includes parts of Arizona,