Sean Trybala

Snake Handler Bitten By Rattler

By Colin Kenny
- One can never be too careful when working around the dangerous snakes at the Native Village. Just ask wildlife guide Sean Trybala.

Trybala, 20, learned a lesson Aug. 2, at about 11:10 a.m., while showing preschoolers a baby Western Diamond-back rattlesnake at the Native Village here on the Hollywood Reservation. (continue)

Miss and Jr. Miss Seminole

Desiree Jumper, Jo Jo Osceola Millennium Princesses 2000-2001

By E. Bowers
- Desiree Jumper, of the Big Cypress Reservation, was crowned Miss Seminole Princess on Aug. 12 in front of a standing room only crowd at the Seminole Headquarters Auditorium. Only moments before, Jo-Jo Osceola, of the Hollywood Reservation, had been crowned Junior Miss Seminole princess. (continue)

Tiffany Doctor

Tiffany Doctor: Lady Bull Rider

By Benny Secody
Well guys, move over and make room for Tiffany Doctor, the only female bull rider in the Seminole Tribe.

And, Tiffany isn't riding for symbolism. She is quickly moving up the ranks. On July 21, the Davie Rodeo Arena hosted a jackpot rodeo, which put several cowboys and cowgirls in the top slots of competition for the day. Tiffany, 17, was among those participating in the bull riding event, finishing fourth behind Stephen Billie, and Kyle and Nick Jumper. (continue)

Bahamian Exchange Students

Bahamian Student Cultural Exchange

By Dan McDonald
The first edition of the cultural exchange program developed between the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the people of the Bahamas came ashore Aug. 14, when a group from the island nation landed in Fort Lauderdale. (continue)

Discover Native America

Tribe to Host DNA 2001 At Eckerd Powwow, Music, Film Festival

ST. PETERSBURG - The Seminole Tribe of Florida will host a third Discover Native America Powwow and American Indian Festival, March 3-4, 2001, on the campus of Eckerd College, the Seminole Tribune has learned. (continue)