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College football player from Seminole Tribe makes history with first touchdown
Sports
College football player from Seminole Tribe makes history with first touchdown (November 22, 2017)
Justin Motlow made history as the first citizen of the Seminole Tribe to score a touchdown for Florida State University.

Seminole Tribe secures emergency declaration in response to Hurricane Irma
Environment | National
Seminole Tribe secures emergency declaration in response to Hurricane Irma (September 19, 2017)
The Seminole Tribe is slowly getting back to normal after its communities were hit by Hurricane Irma.

College football player from Seminole Tribe waiting for first day on the field
Sports
College football player from Seminole Tribe waiting for first day on the field (September 7, 2017)
Justin Motlow made headlines three years ago as the first citizen of the Seminole Tribe to join the football team at Florida State University.

Marijuana firm promises big investments with help of ex-Seminole leader
Business | Law | National
Marijuana firm promises big investments with help of ex-Seminole leader (June 23, 2017)
Electrum Partners hopes to invest up to $300 million in marijuana deals with tribes in the next three years.

Former chairman of Seminole Tribe launches marijuana venture
Business | Law | National
Former chairman of Seminole Tribe launches marijuana venture (June 7, 2017)
'It will be bigger than bingo,' Jim Billie said of the marijuana industry in Indian Country.

Bill removes blood quantum requirement for citizens of Five Civilized Tribes
National | Politics | Trust
Bill removes blood quantum requirement for citizens of Five Civilized Tribes (May 26, 2017)
Citizens of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee and Seminole nations are treated differently when it comes to their allotments.

Appeals court hears slew of Indian cases amid focus on Supreme Court nominee
Law | National | Politics
Appeals court hears slew of Indian cases amid focus on Supreme Court nominee (March 23, 2017)
Wednesday was just another busy day for Neil Gorsuch and the federal appeals court where he has served as a judge for a decade.

Seminole Tribe elects new chairman after prior leader was ousted
Politics
Seminole Tribe elects new chairman after prior leader was ousted (November 1, 2016)
Marcellus Osceola Jr., won a special election after former chairman James "Jim" Billie was ousted in late September.

Seminole Tribe removes James Billie from chairman's position
Politics
Seminole Tribe removes James Billie from chairman's position (September 28, 2016)
James 'Jim' Billie was previously ousted more than a decade ago but won his way back into tribal politics.

Oklahoma tribes still struggling with Freedmen citizenship issues
Law | National
Oklahoma tribes still struggling with Freedmen citizenship issues (August 31, 2016)
The Freedmen of the Cherokee Nation remain in limbo while the Freedmen of the Seminole Nation are still being denied certain services.

Seminole Tribe aims to invalidate water quality standards in Florida
Environment
Seminole Tribe aims to invalidate water quality standards in Florida (August 10, 2016)
The tribe doesn't think the new standards address the subsistence needs of its people.

DVIDS: Tribal members recognized for their service in US military
National
DVIDS: Tribal members recognized for their service in US military (June 16, 2016)
The Society of American Indian Government Employees recently gathered to honor recipients of the 2016 SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Award.

Seminole Tribe won't get to argue taxation case at Supreme Court
Business | Law | National
Seminole Tribe won't get to argue taxation case at Supreme Court (June 13, 2016)
The development wasn't a major setback since the tribe won a significant ruling before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.

Oklahoma tribes to help restore habitats for monarch butterfly
Environment
Oklahoma tribes to help restore habitats for monarch butterfly (May 13, 2016)
The tribes will plant milkweed on their lands in order to boost the populations of the threatened butterfly.

Member of Seminole Tribe seeks closure of primate research center
Business | Environment | Law
Member of Seminole Tribe seeks closure of primate research center (May 6, 2016)
Samuel Tommie is accusing the Primate Products facility of keeping monkeys in unhealthy and unsafe conditions.

Law Article: Seminole Tribe asks Supreme Court to hear tax case
Business | Law
Law Article: Seminole Tribe asks Supreme Court to hear tax case (April 8, 2016)
Litigation involving the state taxation of Indian tribes and associated activities performed on Indian lands has grown in recent years given the increase in the number and scope of for-profit transactions engaged in by Indian tribes and non-Indian businesses.

Seminole Tribe showcases long-lost declaration of independence
National
Seminole Tribe showcases long-lost declaration of independence (February 8, 2016)
The tribe hadn't seen the document since it was hand-delivered to then-president Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 1, 1954.

Miccosukee Tribe's alligator wrestler retires after three decades
National
Miccosukee Tribe's alligator wrestler retires after three decades (January 6, 2016)
Rocky Jim, Jr. learned how to handle the large and potentially dangerous animals from his father.

Seminole Tribe donated more than $2.7M to political interests
Politics
Seminole Tribe donated more than $2.7M to political interests (December 17, 2015)
Nearly $1.4 million went to state and national GOP groups, including $500,000 to a political committee run by Gov. Rick Scott (R).

Murder charges in deaths of Indian man and woman in Oklahoma
Law | National
Murder charges in deaths of Indian man and woman in Oklahoma (October 12, 2015)
Joseph Bounds, 26, and Summer Gokey, 30, were found dead on March 20, 2015. Both had been shot in the head.

Two indicted for death of Seminole Nation man who went missing
Law
Two indicted for death of Seminole Nation man who went missing (October 7, 2015)
Marshall Scott Dent was 27 years old when he went missing in December 2013. His body was found a month later.

Republican Jeb Bush defends racist name of Washington NFL team
Politics | Sports
Republican Jeb Bush defends racist name of Washington NFL team (October 1, 2015)
The former Florida governor claimed tribes do not find the mascot offensive.

Brian Pierson: Big decision in Seminole Tribe's taxation case
Business | Law
Brian Pierson: Big decision in Seminole Tribe's taxation case (September 1, 2015)
The Supreme Court has described the rule that state and local governments may not tax Indians in Indian county as 'categorical.' The rule is far less clear where non-Indians are concerned, however.

Seminole Tribe wins major decision in taxation dispute in Florida
Business | Law | National
Seminole Tribe wins major decision in taxation dispute in Florida (August 26, 2015)
In a unanimous decision, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a rental tax that was imposed on the reservation.

Oklahoma tribes receive VA grants for veterans cemeteries
National
Oklahoma tribes receive VA grants for veterans cemeteries (August 18, 2015)
The Seminole Nation completed its cemetery in November 2014 and the Ponca Tribe is completing work on its cemetery.

Accident claims lives of woman and toddler from Miccosukee Tribe
Law
Accident claims lives of woman and toddler from Miccosukee Tribe (June 12, 2015)
A 41-year-old woman and her two-year-old grandson were killed. A one-year-old girl remains in critical condition.

Seminole Tribe inaugurates new leadership at historic oak tree
Business | Politics
Seminole Tribe inaugurates new leadership at historic oak tree (June 2, 2015)
Chairman James Billie won re-election and will serve another four-year term as leader of the tribe.

11th Circuit hears arguments in Seminole Tribe taxation case
Business | Law
11th Circuit hears arguments in Seminole Tribe taxation case (May 13, 2015)
A federal judge blocked the state from imposing utility and rental taxes on the reservation.

GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements
National | Politics
GOP presidential field keeps growing with more announcements (May 5, 2015)
Nearly every candidate in the wide open 2016 race lacks significant experience in Indian issues.

Seminole Tribe secures listing for historic oak tree on reservation
Environment | National
Seminole Tribe secures listing for historic oak tree on reservation (May 1, 2015)
The Council Oak Tree was the site where tribal leaders formed their present-day government in 1957.

Tribal members lead march against bike trail through Everglades
Environment
Tribal members lead march against bike trail through Everglades (April 2, 2015)
The 75-mile Walk for Mother Earth highlighted opposition to the proposed bike trail.

Police looking for clues after murder of Indian man and woman
Law
Police looking for clues after murder of Indian man and woman (March 30, 2015)
Joseph Bounds, 26, and Summer Gokey, 30, were found dead on March 20. Both had been shot in the head.

Boy from Seminole Tribe laid to rest amid child abuse claims
Law | National
Boy from Seminole Tribe laid to rest amid child abuse claims (March 23, 2015)
Authorities say Ahizya Osceola, 3, died under suspicious circumstances in his father's home.

Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy
Opinion
Albert Bender: Don't honor Andrew Jackson's genocidal legacy (March 16, 2015)
Andrew Jackson was a racist devil incarnate — an early-day American Hitler whose deadly legacy for American Indians remains extant to this very day.

Seminole Tribe drops second attempt to join banking industry
Business
Seminole Tribe drops second attempt to join banking industry (February 3, 2015)
Two deals to acquire banks have now fallen through.

Supreme Court won't take up Seminole Tribe's taxation case
Business | Law
Supreme Court won't take up Seminole Tribe's taxation case (January 13, 2015)
The tribe sought a refund for gasoline taxes paid to the state.

Seminole Tribe is latest with approved HEARTH Act regulations
National | Trust
Seminole Tribe is latest with approved HEARTH Act regulations (January 8, 2015)
The HEARTH Act gives tribes greater control to develop their own lands.

Tim Giago: Racism is racism no matter how you chant it or chop it
Opinion
Tim Giago: Racism is racism no matter how you chant it or chop it (January 6, 2015)
The Seminole Indians of Florida have allowed the white football fans of the FSU Seminoles to take their time-honored name and cut it in half so it comes out as NOLES.

Three dead in collision on road through Miccosukee Reservation
National
Three dead in collision on road through Miccosukee Reservation (December 11, 2014)
The Tamiami Trail has proven repeatedly to be a dangerous road.

Three dead and eight injured in accident on Seminole Reservation
National
Three dead and eight injured in accident on Seminole Reservation (December 10, 2014)
The accident occurred after a tribal member struck and killed a 300-bear with her vehicle.

Ancestry.com adds millions of Indian documents to database
National | Technology
Ancestry.com adds millions of Indian documents to database (November 4, 2014)
The documents come from the Oklahoma Historical Society and deal primarily with the Five Civilized Tribes.

Man charged with homicide over death on Seminole Reservation
Law
Man charged with homicide over death on Seminole Reservation (October 6, 2014)
Neither the victim nor the suspect are tribal members.

Seminole Tribe makes another attempt to join banking business
Business
Seminole Tribe makes another attempt to join banking business (September 30, 2014)
The tribe plans to buy Mackinac Savings Bank, a bank with branches in Florida and offices in Massachusetts and Michigan.

Glen Stankee: Seminole Tribe wins ruling in state taxation case
Business | Law | Opinion
Glen Stankee: Seminole Tribe wins ruling in state taxation case (September 23, 2014)
The decision will likely have an impact on Native American tribes across the U.S.

Opinion: Decision signals shift on state taxation in Indian Country
Law | Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Decision signals shift on state taxation in Indian Country (September 10, 2014)
Attorneys Del Laverdure and Bryan Newland discuss a recent federal court decision blocking the state of Florida from imposing taxes on lands held in trust for the Seminole Tribe.

Seminole Tribe launches marketing campaign for juice brand
Business
Seminole Tribe launches marketing campaign for juice brand (July 23, 2014)
The products will be known as Seminole Pride Noble Juice.

Opinion: Chief Osceola deserves better treatment in tour guide
Opinion
Opinion: Chief Osceola deserves better treatment in tour guide (June 4, 2014)
Writer says Chief Osceola deserves a better description in a tour guide for Fort Moultrie, where he died as a prisoner of war.

Seminole Tribe won't be purchasing struggling  bank in Florida
Business
Seminole Tribe won't be purchasing struggling bank in Florida (June 3, 2014)
But tribe still plans on entering the banking business, with an eye towards Indian housing loans.

Seminole Tribe files papers to acquire struggling bank in Florida
Business
Seminole Tribe files papers to acquire struggling bank in Florida (June 2, 2014)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is getting into the banking business.

School with Indian mascot bars eagle feathers during graduation
Education | National
School with Indian mascot bars eagle feathers during graduation (May 23, 2014)
Nearly 50 percent of the student population is Indian.

WGCU: Seminole Tribe creates minority contracting partnership
Business
WGCU: Seminole Tribe creates minority contracting partnership (May 23, 2014)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida launches new partnership to focus on construction projects.

11th Circuit stops Seminole Tribe from suing state over fuel tax
Business | Law
11th Circuit stops Seminole Tribe from suing state over fuel tax (May 6, 2014)
The Seminole Tribe can't sue the state of Florida over fuel taxes, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

Al Jazeera: Paying respects to the last Seminole Code Talker
National
Al Jazeera: Paying respects to the last Seminole Code Talker (April 28, 2014)
Al Jazeera America publishes a lengthy feature on the passing of Edmond Andrew Harjo, the last Code Talker from the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.

Seminole Tribe expands economy with stake in citrus company
Business
Seminole Tribe expands economy with stake in citrus company (April 11, 2014)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida acquired a 60 percent stake in a citrus company.

Blog: Native Americans and Africans connected through slavery
National
Blog: Native Americans and Africans connected through slavery (April 10, 2014)
The Five Civilized Tribes -- Cherokee Nation, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Muscogee Nation and Seminole Nation -- held slaves within their territory.

Seminole Nation Code Talker Edmond Harjo passes away at 96
National
Seminole Nation Code Talker Edmond Harjo passes away at 96 (April 10, 2014)
Edmond Andrew Harjo, last Code Talker from the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, died last week.

Seminole Tribe sued over failed business deal with music group
Arts & Entertainment | Business | Law
Seminole Tribe sued over failed business deal with music group (April 8, 2014)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is being sued by the former manager for the music group Candlebox.

Seminole Nation pays respects to last Code Talker Edmond Harjo
National
Seminole Nation pays respects to last Code Talker Edmond Harjo (April 7, 2014)
The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma laid one of its heroes to rest on Friday.

Edmond A. Harjo, Code Talker from Seminole Nation, passes away
National
Edmond A. Harjo, Code Talker from Seminole Nation, passes away (March 31, 2014)
Edmond Andrew Harjo, a member of the Seminole Nation who served as a Code Talker during World War II, died this morning.

Justin Motlow is 1st Seminole Tribe member to play FSU football
Education | Sports
Justin Motlow is 1st Seminole Tribe member to play FSU football (February 19, 2014)
Justin Motlow is the first member of the Seminole Tribe to play football for Florida State University.

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