Chief Gets New Knees

Chief Gets New Knees
By Pete Gallagher

WASHINGTON D.C. - Seminole Tribal Chairman James E. Billie spent four hours in surgery, Nov. 10, as a surgical team at Mount Vernon Hospital replaced both of his knees. At press time, he was back at his Big Cypress home, two inches taller and facing about four to six weeks on crutches before regaining full use of his legs. (continue)

$82 Million Casino in SmokiesCherokees Open $82 Million Casino in Smokies
By Charles Flowers

CHEROKEE, N.C. - The last of fall colors blazed unto these hills through sheets of rain as pilgrims poured into the latest mecca for casino gaming to hit Indian Country. (continue)

Bowers Named Veterans' OfficerBowers Named Veterans' Officer
By Carlos L. Rainwater

Native American veterans of the Armed Forces are intensively proud of their service to our nation, but many are reluctant to seek the benefits they earned by serving in uniform. (continue)

K.C., Kiss, Hank Jr. At Tribal Christmas Party

K.C. and the Sunshine Band

DAVIE -- National recording stars K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Kiss and Hank Williams, Jr. will provide an incredible night of entertainment for Tribal members, staff and guests, Friday Dec. 19, at the annual Seminole Tribe of Florida Christmas party.(continue)