Seminole Tribe of Florida

Why do the Seminoles refer to themselves as the “Unconquered People?”
When did the U.S. declare an end to the Third Seminole War?
About how many Seminoles were left?
Where did they hide?
When did the Seminole tribe adopt a constitution and become the federally recognized Seminole Tribe of Florida?
In 1970, the Indian Claims Commission awarded the Seminoles of both Oklahoma and Florida _______________________ for the land taken from them.

How many Seminole reservations are there in Florida?
Where are they located?
When did the Seminoles make Florida their home?
What is the other dominant tribe in Florida that also formed from the Creeks?
What separates that tribe from the Seminoles?
What are the 2 forts built in Highlands County during the Seminole Wars?

Where were Seminole villages located in Highlands County?  
What does Lake Istokpogo translate to?
How did it get its name?
How was Ft. Bassinger used during the Second Seminole War?
How was it used after the Battle of Lake Okeechobee?

Where is the Ft. Kissimmee Cemetery located?
After the Third Seminole War, the Indians moved south.  Pioneers moved to the area and it became a community of _________________________ _________________________.
Just before the U.S. entered WWII in 1942, the U.S. government bought this land.  What did they turn it into?
Who worked to save the cemetery?

Visit the main site for the Seminole Tribe of Florida and the Ah Tah Thi Ki Museum to learn more about the Seminoles.


 Last Modified: 25 February,2015