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Filed Under: Law
Miccosukee Tribe seeks removal of judge in dispute with lawyers (09/11)
The tribe has accused three of its former attorneys of malpractice and fraud.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Decision signals shift on state taxation in Indian Country (09/10)
Attorneys Del Laverdure and Bryan Newland discuss a recent federal court decision blocking the state of Florida from imposing taxes on lands held in trust for the Seminole Tribe.

Filed Under: Law
Another member of Miccosukee Tribe killed in fatal car accident (07/29)
The accident occurred on the same highway where two tribal members died last month.

Filed Under: Business
Seminole Tribe launches marketing campaign for juice brand (07/23)
The products will be known as Seminole Pride Noble Juice.

Filed Under: Law
Court won't make Miccosukee Tribe pay $4.1M in wrongful death (07/03)
Two tribal members were held responsible for the death of a woman in a drunken-driving accident but they haven't paid.

Filed Under: Business
Poarch Creeks invest in hotel projects across border in Florida (07/02)
Tribe continues development efforts in the Gulf Coast area of Florida.

Filed Under: Law
Tragedy strikes Miccosukee Tribe as two killed in vehicle crash (06/23)
Duane Billie, the tribe's police captain, died at the scene.

Filed Under: Business
Seminole Tribe won't be purchasing struggling bank in Florida (06/03)
But tribe still plans on entering the banking business, with an eye towards Indian housing loans.

Filed Under: Business
Seminole Tribe files papers to acquire struggling bank in Florida (06/02)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is getting into the banking business.

Filed Under: Law
Supreme Court addresses use of IQ test in death penalty case (05/28)
Opinion from divided court fell largely along ideological lines.

Filed Under: Business
WGCU: Seminole Tribe creates minority contracting partnership (05/23)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida launches new partnership to focus on construction projects.

Filed Under: Business | Law
11th Circuit stops Seminole Tribe from suing state over fuel tax (05/06)
The Seminole Tribe can't sue the state of Florida over fuel taxes, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled.

Filed Under: Law | National
Florida court rejects tribal jurisdiction in child custody dispute (04/24)
The Miccosukee Tribe lacks jurisdiction in a child custody dispute, a Florida appeals court ruled on Wednesday.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA holds listening sessions on Indian Child Welfare Act guidance (04/14)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold two more listening sessions on the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Filed Under: Business
Seminole Tribe expands economy with stake in citrus company (04/11)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida acquired a 60 percent stake in a citrus company.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | Law
Seminole Tribe sued over failed business deal with music group (04/08)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is being sued by the former manager for the music group Candlebox.

Filed Under: Education | Sports
Justin Motlow is 1st Seminole Tribe member to play FSU football (02/19)
Justin Motlow is the first member of the Seminole Tribe to play football for Florida State University.

Filed Under: Law | World
Church worker sentenced over abuse of Indian girls in Brazil (01/30)
A Christian missionary was sentenced to 58 years in federal prison in connection with the sexual abuse of Indian girls in Brazil.

Filed Under: Business | Sports
Seminole Tribe objects to unauthorized 'Scalp 'Em' shirt (01/16)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is criticizing an unauthorized t-shirt that surfaced after the Florida State University Seminoles won a championship last week.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Opinion: Florida Seminoles hold title for most racist mascot (01/08)
Writer calls the Florida State University Seminoles the 'champions' of racist mascots in sports.

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