Amy Johns Ashley: Ms. Indian ASU

Ms. Indian ASUBy E. Bowers

Amy Johns Ashley of Brighton, a former Junior Miss Seminole and Miss Indian Phoenix, has added yet another title: Ms. Indian Arizona State University, to her list of accomplishments. (continue...)

Micco SP20 Debuts At Air Show

By Dan McDonald

Micco SP20LAKELAND - The Seminole Tribe's hottest business venture is definitely taking off and heading for the sky.

The Micco SP20, the first plane produced by the Tribally owned Micco Aircraft Company (MAC), was unveiled at the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In held April 19-25, at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, and initial response was overwhelming. (continue...)

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Indian Circle Links Tribal Websites

HOLLYWOOD - The Seminole Tribe of Florida announces the debut of Indian Circle - the first Internet website to link together the home pages of federally recognized American Indian Tribes.

"This should become a first step for anyone seeking information about American Indians," said Seminole Tribal Webmaster Teresa Robotham, of Information Systems. (continue...)

Landmark Key Is Under Threat

By Michael James

FORT MYERS BEACH - It has been called a historical resource of international significance and some believe Mound Key may hold the most important remaining evidence of the highly advanced Calusa Culture.

It is believed that the Calusa once maintained here the most civilized culture in what is now considered Anglo America. Mound Key is also believed to be the site of the first Jesuit mission in the Western Hemisphere. Its importance has earned a state historic site designation. (continue...)

N.M. Tribes Take On State

By Charles Flowers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Few moments in the history of the pueblo-dwelling Indians here are remembered with greater pride than the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. That year, an uprising was planned by leaders in the northernmost Taos Pueblo and spread by runners who passed a knotted cord with instructions to untie a knot every day. Most of the southern pueblos agreed, and on the fateful day the last knot was untied and the Spanish oppressors were kicked out of the Rio Grande Valley - only to return 12 years later in greater force. (continue...)

Tribe Hoopsters Compete In National Tournament

By E. Bowers

((PHOTO DESCRIPTION))ALBUQUERQUE - Thirty-two basketball teams traveled to New Mexico to compete in the 25th Annual National Indian Men's and Women's Basketball Championships on April 15-18. Three teams: the Chieftains, Seminoles and Lady Seminoles, represented the Seminole Tribe in the tournament which was sponsored by the National Indian Athletic Association. (continue...)