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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 (0)

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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The Apalachicola River Indian Community of Indians of Florida Informational Narrative

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on July 14, 2017 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The Apalachicola River Indian Community of Indians of Florida

The Apalachicola River Indian Community of Indians are the modern descendants of the Eastern Siouan Indian people (including Catawba, Cheraw, and Lumbee) who migrated from the Carolinas to Florida’s panhandle as early as the 1820’s. The ancestors of the tribe are identified as “Free People of Color” before the Civil War and as one of several “American isolate” unique racial groups a...

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Local Native American Author to Visit Calhoun County Library August 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 2017

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on July 14, 2017 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Local Native American Author to Visit Calhoun County Library August 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 2017

H.C. Scott Sewell will be presenting on the legal and social history of the areas Native American communities and signing books he has authored, as well as assisting those seeking to document their Indian ancestry from the area, during the month of August on Monday nights from 530 to 730 pm central time at the Blountstown Library. He has written several books on subjects related to the areas r...

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Baker Block Museum Annual Heritage Festival

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on July 14, 2017 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)


 

Baker Block Museum

 

Corner of Hwy 189 & State Rd. 4. Baker, FL. 32526

Annual Heritage Festival                 

origins of the holmes county Indians

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on June 20, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

origins of the holmes county Indians

 

 

 

 

HISTORY TIMELINE:

 

1677………Treaty of Middle Plantation negotiated between the Colony of Virginia and the Meherrin Tribe. Signed by Ununteguero, the “Chief man” and Harehannah, the “Head Chief man.” Resulted in the Meherrin abandoning their northernmost territories and confining themselves to the Virginia/North C...

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ARCITO RECIEVES GRANT FROM ST JOE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on June 20, 2017 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)

PRESS RELEASE: June 19th 2017

LOCAL TRIBE RECIEVES GRANT FROM ST JOE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

The Apalachicola River Community of Indians Tribal Organization (ARCITO) has recently received a $1,700.00 grant from the St Joe Community Foundation to create an exhibit highlighting the history, identity, and culture of the area’s Florida Cheraw Indian people. The St Joe Community Foundation funds grants for such diverse areas as education, healthcare, the environment, and cultural ar...

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Media Officer Introduction

Posted by Hodalee Scott Sewell on June 16, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Henci everyone. My Name is Niki Moon and I have recently been elected your new Media Officer which means, I will be serving as admin for this website as well as the Facebook page. I would just like to take a minute and thank you for this opportunity to serve all of you, and thank everyone who came to the Geneology Conference on June 11th. We had so much fun getting to meat everyone and put together a fabulous team to serve our awesome community. It is my fervent ambit...

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