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Tribal Council Meeting Dec 30th

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on December 22, 2017 at 12:55 AM Comments comments (0)

December 3oth at Chairman Pony Hill's house in PC at 3 pm will be the next scheduled ARCITO tribal council meeting.

APALACHICOLA RIVER COMMUNITY OF INDIANS SCHEDULE 2018

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on November 30, 2017 at 10:35 AM Comments comments (0)

APALACHICOLA RIVER COMMUNITY OF INDIANS SCHEDULE 2018

[December 30th (last 2017 meeting) Saturday ARCITO Council meets in PC 3p]

March 18th 11 am

ARCITO Council meets in Btown at 11 am El Jalisco

March 18th 1 pm setup.

2 pm start for annual community conference

Ballgame, presentations, discussion, dinner, visiting

March 24 & 25th

ARCI tribal encampment and stickball games at Kunfuskee Grounds, Escambia County

April 21st Noon

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ARCITO TO Provide TRAINING to Staff at Marianna Federal Prison Nov 22 2017

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on November 22, 2017 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)


At the invitation of Lt. Hobbs of the Marianna Federal Prison at 3265 FCI Rd in Marianna, ARCITO will be providing a training sessions for facility staff on "Native Americans and Incarceration". The lecture will cover:

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ARCITO bringing proposal to restore the Calhoun County Indian Tribal Office in the New Year

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on November 17, 2017 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The tribe has been without an office in Calhoun for over a decade and is actively seeking to restore the office once there. Some may remember the former Indian Tribal Office on the 3rd floor of the New Courthouse for over a decade, my grandmother Sallie Kever was the Tribal Office Secretary during those years and with her death, we lost this valuable office space for providing the services we did to our Calhoun County citizens. The tribe had Indian language classes there taught by myself or&#...

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the ARCITO displayed new traveling exhibit at Thunderbird Powwow in Niceville FL November 2017

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on November 14, 2017 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (0)

the tribe hosted a booth at the powwow where we displayed our new traveling exhibit funded thru the grant we recieved in january from the St Joe Foundation. we also recieved a 3 year 50,000 grant for training of beekeping candidates in conjunction with our sister tribe the Sumter Band of Cheraw indians

Lumbee Tribe secures White House meeting in bid for federal recognition

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on August 22, 2017 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Posted: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 

 

 

The leader of the Lumbee Tribe remains as optimistic as ever for federal recognition.

Chairman Harvey Godwin, Jr. met with key lawmakers in Washington, D.C., last week to push for passage of H.R.2352 and S.1047 in the 115th Congress. The effort was apparently fruitful -- he was able to secure a follow-up meeting with the White House, The Robesonian reported.

"I sp...

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THE HISTORY OF THE MODERN APALACHICOLA RIVER COMMUNITY OF INDIANS AND OUR TRIBAL ORGANIZATION LEADERSHIP

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on August 4, 2017 at 1:25 PM Comments comments (0)

 

THE HISTORY OF THE MODERN APALACHICOLA RIVER COMMUNITY OF INDIANS AND OUR TRIBAL ORGANIZATION LEADERSHIP

Our Apalachicola River Community of Indians Tribal Organization (ARCITO) is today the government of the Apalachicola River Community of Indians (ARCI), also known as Florida Cheraw or Florida Catawba. We are the descendants of the historic Scott Town, Scotts Ferry, Woods, and Mt Zion settlements of ‘Carolina Indians’. With the multiple (though interrela...

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2018 ARCITO COUNCIL MEETINGS AND TRAINING SESSIONS

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on August 4, 2017 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

ARCITO COUNCIL MEETINGS AND TRAINING SESSIONS

 

2017

September 10- Council Meeting

November (Set date for Conference)

December 10- Council Meeting

 

2018

January 14- Council training

March 11- Council Meeting

April 15- Council training

June 10- Council Meeting

July 15- Council training

September 9- Council Meeting

October 14- Council training

December 9- Council Meeting

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OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN FLORIDA IS ROOTED IN LACK OF CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on August 4, 2017 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (1)

OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN FLORIDA IS ROOTED IN LACK OF CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY

The governor of Florida officially declared last May the opioid epidemic to be a public health emergency, several years after it began to cut a deadly path through our state. Gov. Scott’s declaration allows Flor...

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A Rocky Road Ahead for Indian Country by H. Scott Sewell

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on July 28, 2017 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

A Rocky Road Ahead for Indian Country by H. Scott Sewell

Ah, the good old days. When President Obama was in office, he and his staff many times met with native community members across the country seeking information and insights to set the direction of his administrations efforts. Once he visited young Indian people at the Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota and heard about their struggles there, and was so inspired by meeting them and what they shared that he came back to Washi...

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