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Accession number 2005.1
Catalog Number 2005.1.346
Object Name Newspaper
Scope & Content "Seminole Indian News: Florida's First Miccosukee and Seminole Indian Newspaper"; Thursday, August 10, 1961

Headline reads: 1st Newspaper Published by the Florida Seminoles

Here's News of Both Tribes - Miccosukee and Seminole
U.S. Sends First Agent to Work with Tribe
Chairman Elected; Homer Osceola after Buffalo Tiger resigns; Homer a co-chair with his brother, Howard
Seminole Queen Crowned: Luana Osceola
U.S. Army Engineers Plowing Through (Miccosukee) Tribe Headquarters
Meet Betty Mae Jumper reported to be the greatgranddaughter of Wildcat (Coacoochee).
Presenting Alice Osceola
August 14 Vote to Determine Tribal Setup for the Seminole Tribe of Florida's council and board
Here's Inside History of Florida Indians You didn't Get in Your Schoolbooks; Part 1; the term Seminole is explained to be derived from the Creek label given to escaped slaves, siminolee, in Florida Muskogee meaning something that has escaped captivity. The Miccosukee Tribe is reported to be aboriginal to Florida and were from North Florida around Lake Mikasuki (Miccosukee, Micasukie).
Two Tribes Recognized by Interior Department
Seminole Dictionary: English, Miccosukee, Muskogee (Seminole); translation for the words:
I want
I want food
my friend
how much is this?

Title Seminole Indian News: Florida's First Miccosukee and Seminole Indian Newspaper
Date Thursday, August 10, 1961
Catalog date 2016-05-18
Condition Good
Imagefile 127\20051346.JPG