Citizens and officials of the Miccosukee Tribe are being sued in connection with a child welfare dispute that drew national attention last year.
The Miccosukee Tribe is defending its handling of a child welfare case that has drawn national attention.
The Miccosukee Tribe is under fire after taking a newborn from her parents due to allegations of abuse.
The Miccosukee Tribe can't be sued by two of its former attorneys, an appeals court in Florida ruled.
Tribal leaders didn't think state and federal efforts in the Everglades were effective.
The tribe had accused attorneys Guy Lewis and Michael Tein of fraud and racketeering but lost.
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals determined that the federal government cannot be sued due to its sovereign immunity.
Elders Bobby C. Billie and Betty Osceola will march for six days along the Tamiami Trail to seek protections for the Miccosukee and Seminole homelands.
The tribe needed a new leader because former chairman Colley Billie was removed from office last November amid allegations of $82 million in financial mismanagement.
Rocky Jim, Jr. learned how to handle the large and potentially dangerous animals from his father.
Tribal members accused Colley Billie of removing $82 million from a reserve account tied to an ongoing taxation dispute.
The U.S.’s deteriorating relationship with Cuba paralleled its deteriorating relationship with Native nations.
Lawmakers from both parties are hoping to address problems with a law that has generated dissatisfaction across the nation.
The tribe has been seeking to have 229 acres placed in trust since 2003.
Chairman Colley Billie remembers drinking straight from the Everglades before it became contaminated by agricultural runoff and other development.
Tribes and educators will be able to incorporate culturally-appropriate standards into their classrooms.
A 41-year-old woman and her two-year-old grandson were killed. A one-year-old girl remains in critical condition.
The Miccosukee Tribe recently showed that they will not forsake tribal history, language or storytelling anymore in the name of national standards.
Chairman Colley Billie claimed immunity but the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals said the tribe's sovereignty is not superior to that of the United States.
The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.
Chairman Colley Billie will be joined by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the announcement.
Bernardo Roman III was escorted out of his office and told to leave the reservation last week.
The tribe has been pursuing the application since 2003 but has faced intense local opposition.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs previously approved the application for 229 acres but a county is fighting the request.
The 75-mile Walk for Mother Earth highlighted opposition to the proposed bike trail.
A non-Indian man must reimburse $72,000 to the tribe after losing a lawsuit.
Bernardo Roman III was ordered to pay $1 million for pursuing a baseless lawsuit against the tribe's former law firm.
Buffalo Tiger drew national and international attention for meeting with Fidel Castro of Cuba.
The new Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act, which became law in September, is now an issue in the case.
The Tamiami Trail has proven repeatedly to be a dangerous road.
A December 15 hearing could determine whether Chairman Colley Billie is held in contempt for refusing to turn over financial information about tribal members.
The non-Indian father successfully challenged the tribal court's jurisdiction.
The tribe accused Judge Marcia Cooke of bias, citing statements she made in open court.
The tribe reclaimed nearly $5 million after winning a court decision in a wrongful death case.
The tribe was drawn into the dispute because it fronted the legal fees for two tribal members who were held liable in a fatal vehicle accident.
The tribe has accused three of its former attorneys of malpractice and fraud.
The accident occurred on the same highway where two tribal members died last month.
Two tribal members were held responsible for the death of a woman in a drunken-driving accident but they haven't paid.
Duane Billie, the tribe's police captain, died at the scene.
The Miccosukee Tribe lacks jurisdiction in a child custody dispute, a Florida appeals court ruled on Wednesday.
A federal judge threatened daily fines against the leader of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida as part of a dispute with the Internal Revenue Service.
The Internal Revenue Service is asking a federal judge to hold the leader of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida in contempt.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida filed against its former chairman Billy Cypress.
A jury in Florida ordered a member of the Miccosukee Tribe to pay $35 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.
An attorney wants the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida to pay a $3.2 million judgment in a wrongful death case.
Lee Tiger, a member of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida, is back in the music business with the release of "New Era." Tiger stepped away from music after losing his...
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida continues to stop non-Indians who enter a road on the reservation. The checkpoint started in 2004 in an attempt to keep unauthorized visitors from a...
A judge in Florida fined two prominent lawyers $50,000 for their handling of a wrongful death case involving two members of the Miccosukee Tribe. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Ronald Dresnick originally...
A prominent Florida attorney contradicted testimony given by two members of Miccosukee Tribe regarding the source of their payments to his firm. Jimmie Bert and his daughter, Tammy Gwen Billie,...
Two members of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida testified that they don't know who paid $3.1 million to their prominent attorneys. Jimmie Bert and his daughter, Tammy Gwen Billie, were...
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida fired its chief of police after a year on the job, The Miami Herald reports. Bobby Richardson was fired over the phone. “Didn’t even see...
Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) is being asked to oppose the Miccosukee Tribe land-into-trust application. The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the tribe's application for 229 acres in August 2012....
Miami-Dade County in Florida has submitted a petition with 1,351 signatures in opposition to a land-into-trust application from the Miccosukee Tribe. The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the tribe's application...
A member of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida says he doesn't know who paid $3.1 million to his law firm. Jimmie Bert and his daughter, Tammy Gwen Billie, have been...
Miami-Dade County in Florida is fighting a land-into-trust application from the Miccosukee Tribe. The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the tribe's application for 230 acres in July. The site currently...
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida paid more than $10 million to its former law firm and has the checks to prove it, The Miami Herald reports. As part of a...
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida filed a lawsuit against former chairman Billy Cypress, accusing him of stealing $26 million. The lawsuit says Cypress conspired with others -- including two of...
A Florida appeals court won't remove a judge from a wrongful death case involving two members of the Miccosukee Tribe. Attorneys for Tammy Gwen Billie and her father, Jimmie Bert,...
Two attorneys whom the Miccosukee Tribe has accused of fraud are facing two ethics investigations by the Florida Bar, The Miami Herald reported. Guy Lewis, a former U.S. Attorney, and...