National Geographic : 1969 Nov
S irt Pierce SOkeechobe Atlantic GHR y' Ocean. Lake 9 Okeechobee Qrto oreH en Fort Mye) FLO R I Bm6 CYPRESS SEAdIN mmoka INDMAN RESERVATI a 43728 acres; 251 EVER ES-PAR W ,240a eo rt Naples I R4LLE 'auderdale - - HHollywood S Coand HOLLYWOODSEMINOLE S T INDIANRESERVATION ' SClcptr 41aR -- %-\ 48 acres; 33 2 C'N- j 1TA AM1 ami OVATION T NATI - i e ead SohnPennekamp of /'Coral Reef a Mexio i State Park *. f\OE$' 0_40 M STATUTEMILES a Off-reservationsettlements; ey West population totals402, largely transient Acreage and population of reservation are shown below name GEOGRAPHICART DIVISION © NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSOCIETY Enclaves in a varied land of pine, palmetto, and saw grass shelter the Seminole Tribe, with 803 members on federal reservations at Brigh ton, Big Cypress, and Hollywood, and 179 in individual settlements. A separate tribe, the Miccosukees, number about 225 on their own reservation, with 223 more in scattered camps along the Tamiami Trail and elsewhere. The two tribes share income from land rights on a Florida state reservation, though no Indians live there permanently. 720 Best of old and new combine in Miccosukee tribesman Henry Osceola's house on the Tamiami Trail. It boasts modern conveniences beneath the cool thatch roof of Indian tradition.