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Filed Under: Politics | Recognition | World
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: How trip to Cuba helped Miccosukee Tribe (07/15)
The U.S.’s deteriorating relationship with Cuba paralleled its deteriorating relationship with Native nations.

Filed Under: Trust
Opposition group rallies over Miccosukee Tribe land-into-trust (07/01)
The tribe has been seeking to have 229 acres placed in trust since 2003.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Miccosukee Tribe vows to protect water quality of Everglades (06/23)
Chairman Colley Billie remembers drinking straight from the Everglades before it became contaminated by agricultural runoff and other development.

Filed Under: Education | National
BIA working with tribes for more No Child Left Behind Act waivers (06/12)
Tribes and educators will be able to incorporate culturally-appropriate standards into their classrooms.

Filed Under: Law
Accident claims lives of woman and toddler from Miccosukee Tribe (06/12)
A 41-year-old woman and her two-year-old grandson were killed. A one-year-old girl remains in critical condition.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Let's take a lesson from Miccosukee Tribe on schools (06/11)
The Miccosukee Tribe recently showed that they will not forsake tribal history, language or storytelling anymore in the name of national standards.

Filed Under: Law | National
Appeals court opens leader of Miccosukee Tribe to IRS summons (06/02)
Chairman Colley Billie claimed immunity but the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals said the tribe's sovereignty is not superior to that of the United States.

Filed Under: Business | Politics
Seminole Tribe inaugurates new leadership at historic oak tree (06/02)
Chairman James Billie won re-election and will serve another four-year term as leader of the tribe.

Filed Under: Education | National
Miccosukee Tribe secures first NCLB waiver in Indian Country (06/01)
The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.

Filed Under: Education | National
Miccosukee Tribe joins Native youth announcement at DOI in DC (05/29)
Chairman Colley Billie will be joined by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the announcement.

Filed Under: Business | Law
11th Circuit hears arguments in Seminole Tribe taxation case (05/13)
A federal judge blocked the state from imposing utility and rental taxes on the reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe fires attorney after being hit with huge fine (05/12)
Bernardo Roman III was escorted out of his office and told to leave the reservation last week.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (05/05)
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
BIA not planning hearing for Miccosukee Tribe land-into-trust (05/04)
The tribe has been pursuing the application since 2003 but has faced intense local opposition.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Seminole Tribe secures listing for historic oak tree on reservation (05/01)
The Council Oak Tree was the site where tribal leaders formed their present-day government in 1957.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Miccosukee Tribe renews disputed land-into-trust application (04/28)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs previously approved the application for 229 acres but a county is fighting the request.

Filed Under: Environment
Tribal members lead march against bike trail through Everglades (04/02)
The 75-mile Walk for Mother Earth highlighted opposition to the proposed bike trail.

Filed Under: Law | National
Boy from Seminole Tribe laid to rest amid child abuse claims (03/23)
Authorities say Ahizya Osceola, 3, died under suspicious circumstances in his father's home.

Filed Under: Education | National
Education Department cites increase in Indian graduation rate (03/16)
During the 2012-2013 school year, 69.7 percent of Indian students finished high school, an improvement from the two years prior.

Filed Under: Business
Seminole Tribe drops second attempt to join banking industry (02/03)
Two deals to acquire banks have now fallen through.

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