Maj. Billy L. Cypress, new building’s namesake, lovingly remembered

BIG CYPRESS RESERVATION — The Seminole Tribe of Florida celebrated another milestone in its quest to define its Native American tribal identity Oct. 23 with the dedication of the Major Billy L. Cypress Building. A large crowd gathered under tents erected in the imposing two-story edifice’s front parking lot for its christening during a reverent […]

Seminoles air concerns over Water Compact with SFWMD

CLEWISTON — South Florida Water Management District Governing Board members joined for a workshop session with the Seminole Tribe of Florida Council on Wednesday, June 19, at the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum. The STOF council had invited SFWMD board members to the museum on the grounds of the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation to receive a comprehensive […]