seminole http://blog.wlrn.org en Gambling-Industry Speculates Gov. Scott's Seminole Deal http://blog.wlrn.org/post/gambling-industry-speculates-gov-scotts-seminole-deal <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><p></p><p>In addition to legislation that won't go through, big players like Disney and the Seminole tribe are making sure the odds are against expanding Florida casino gambling.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:02:37 +0000 Lisann Ramos 30655 at http://blog.wlrn.org Gambling-Industry Speculates Gov. Scott's Seminole Deal Does Disney's Tonto Reinforce Stereotypes Or Overcome Them? http://blog.wlrn.org/post/does-disneys-tonto-reinforce-stereotypes-or-overcome-them The Lone Ranger has long been a fictional hero, taming the Wild West with his trusty Indian guide, Tonto. The faithful companion helps the white man fight bad guys, and does so speaking in pidgin English.<p>Tonto made his first appearance on the radio in the 1930s, voiced by a non-Native American actor, John Todd. Tue, 02 Jul 2013 20:04:53 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 16740 at http://blog.wlrn.org Does Disney's Tonto Reinforce Stereotypes Or Overcome Them? Rediscovered Photographs From 1910 Offer A Glimpse Of Seminole Life In The Everglades http://blog.wlrn.org/post/rediscovered-photographs-1910-offer-glimpse-seminole-life-everglades <p>Throughout the month,&nbsp;<a href="http://www.wlrn.org/post/how-wlrn-will-celebrate-everglades-day-throughout-april?nopop=1" target="_blank">WLRN&nbsp;will celebrate the Everglades</a> in audio, visual, and written form. On Sunday, Florida's singular River of Grass got a national shout-out&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">when the weekend edition of <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/pictureshow/2013/04/07/176257744/meeting-floridas-seminoles-through-rediscovered-photos" target="_blank">NPR's "All Things Considered"</a> profiled an exhibition of recently "rediscovered" photographs of Seminole subjects living in the Everglades in 1910.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; ">In her introduction to the story, host </span>Jacki<span style="line-height: 1.5; "> </span>Lyden<span style="line-height: 1.5; ">&nbsp;spoke of her annual spring pilgrimage to the Everglades: "There's nothing quite as evocative as the Florida of mangrove swamps and inhospitable terrain that you will find in the Seminole territories..."</span></p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 11:02:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 12065 at http://blog.wlrn.org Rediscovered Photographs From 1910 Offer A Glimpse Of Seminole Life In The Everglades From Miami-Dade To Broward, The Case For Being Mindful When Renaming Counties http://blog.wlrn.org/post/miami-dade-broward-case-being-mindful-when-renaming-counties <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Amid chatter that</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://wlrn.org/post/buzz-renews-renaming-broward-county" style="font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(62, 72, 122);">Broward County is considering changing its name to reflect the county’s biggest city-- Fort Lauderdale Fri, 04 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Daniel Rivero 7203 at http://blog.wlrn.org From Miami-Dade To Broward, The Case For Being Mindful When Renaming Counties