Tampa Indian Reservation
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|200 residents (2002)|
|Regions with significant populations|
|United States ( Florida)|
|English, Miccosukee, Creek|
|Christianity, traditional tribal religion|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Other Seminole people, Miccosukee|
Other Seminole Tribe of Florida reservations are:
- Big Cypress Reservation, the largest territory, including 81.972 sq mi (212.306 km²), in Broward and Hendry Counties
- Brighton Reservation, 57.090 sq mi (147.862 km²), Glades County
- Hollywood Reservation (formerly called the Dania Reservation), 497 acres (2.01 km2) acres, Broward County
- Immokalee Reservation, Collier County
- Fort Pierce Reservation, a 50 acres (0.20 km2) site in St. Lucie County, taken into trust for the tribe in 1995 by the United States Department of the Interior
Most members of the tribe are bilingual, speaking the Mikasuki language (which is also spoken by the Miccosukee Tribe) and English. Use of both Muskogean languages has declined among younger people.
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- "Seminole Hard Rock Casino Tampa." 500 Nations. Retrieved 15 June 2013.
- Pritzker 392
- Daniel Chang, "Seminole Tribe to Close Park Near Hollywood", Miami Herald, 14 September 2012
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- Seminole Tribe of Florida, official website