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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: Education | National | Politics
Senate and House take up bills to reform No Child Left Behind Act (07/07)
Lawmakers from both parties are hoping to address problems with a law that has generated dissatisfaction across the nation.

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: 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: 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: 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: 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
Miccosukee Tribe wins decision in dispute over fees paid to court (01/27)
A non-Indian man must reimburse $72,000 to the tribe after losing a lawsuit.

Filed Under: Law
Federal judge hits Miccosukee Tribe lawyer with $1M in sanctions (01/16)
Bernardo Roman III was ordered to pay $1 million for pursuing a baseless lawsuit against the tribe's former law firm.

Filed Under: National
Former Miccosukee Tribe chairman Buffalo Tiger passes on at 94 (01/07)
Buffalo Tiger drew national and international attention for meeting with Fidel Castro of Cuba.

Filed Under: Law
Judge delays contempt decision for chairman of Miccosukee Tribe (12/23)
The new Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act, which became law in September, is now an issue in the case.

Filed Under: National
Three dead in collision on road through Miccosukee Reservation (12/11)
The Tamiami Trail has proven repeatedly to be a dangerous road.

Filed Under: Law
Chair of Miccosukee Tribe faces contempt over dispute with IRS (12/09)
A December 15 hearing could determine whether Chairman Colley Billie is held in contempt for refusing to turn over financial information about tribal members.

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