Abiaka (Sam Jones)

Abiaka (Sam Jones) When the Seminole Wars began, Abiaka was already a respected medicine man of the Mikasuki tribe. By the time the wars ended, he had helped... 


Osceola (Billy Powell)

Osceola (Billy Powell) Born to a Creek mother and a white father, Osceola’s family joined the Seminole following the Creek Civil War. His skill as a speaker, prowess in battle... 


Betty Mae Tiger Jumper

Betty Mae Tiger Jumper became the first woman elected to chair the Seminole Tribe of Florida in 1967, but this was only one of many firsts in her life. She was the first Seminole... 


Billy Bowlegs III

Billy Bowlegs III was an accomplished hunter, guide, storyteller, and historian who helped introduce Americans to the Seminole tribe and their story in the 20th century... 


Coacoochee (Wild Cat)

Coacoochee (Wild Cat) Renowned for his strategic ability and combat prowess, Coacoochee (known to Americans as Wild Cat), was a front line leader... 


Holatta Micco

Holatta Micco (Billy Bowlegs) led the Seminole Tribe through the last days of the Seminole struggle against removal. A veteran of the Florida War... 


Tom Tiger

Thlocklo Tustenuggee (Tom Tiger) was a leader of the Cow Creek band of Seminole in the late 1800s. A veteran of the Seminole Wars, Tom Tiger helped keep the Seminole... 



"Chickee" is the word Seminoles use for "house." 
The first Seminoles to live in North Florida are known to have constructed log cabin-type homes...



As established in the Seminole Tribe of Florida's constitution, the Tribal Council is the chief governing body, composed of a Chairman, a Vice-Chairman and Council...


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