Annual Board Meeting

By B.R. Jumper

Fred Smith Tribute by Guy LaBreeBRIGHTON - Seminole Tribe of Florida Inc. held its annual shareholder meeting at Brighton Seminole Reservation, Aug. 22.

They called the meeting to order at 11 a.m. with Wonder Johns of Brighton giving the invocation, followed by Master of Ceremonies Moses Jumper Jr., who was entertaining and very informative and kept the audience on their toes throughout the meeting. (continue...)

Seminole Legend

By Dan McDonald

The young Betty Mae Tiger www.bettymae.comHOLLYWOOD - Betty Mae Jumper has gone global with her own Web page on Internet!

The site, which traces Betty's rich history and astonishing accomplishments, can be found at It has different sections that detail Betty Mae's early life, her schooling, her writing and the many awards she has won since being born in a palmetto thicket on April 27, 1923. (continue...)

Historic Okalee Finally Reopens

By B.R. Jumper

Rep. Baxley, President Cypress cut Okalee ribbon.HOLLYWOOD - March 12, 1960, the Seminole Okalee Indian Village had its grand opening to the delight of the many tourists that did not know about the Seminole Natives that lived in South Florida. (continue...)

Gaming Revenue:A Positive Impact On Indian Country

By Charles Flowers

(Sixth in a series)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - A comprehensive study of Indian gaming in the United States concludes that gaming profits have greatly benefitted many tribes over the past 10 years. However, the gains have been unevenly distributed. (continue...)