Christmas is time to ponder contrasts in faith, life

...were in our family tree. Judah acted abhorrently toward his daughter-in-law, yet the Messiah is called the Lion of the Tribe of Judah in Revelation 5:5. Then there is Rahab, the well-known prostitute of Jericho, who was grafted into the family...

Tribe says S.C. law allows reservation gambling

...Carolina's only federally recognized tribe argued before the state's Supreme Court...Catawbas the right to gamble but that the tribe gave up that right voluntarily in its settlement...with state and federal governments, the tribe agreed to drop a lawsuit claiming that...

NFL, Indian tribe to meet about team's nickname

WASHINGTON - The NFL is prepared to meet with an Indian tribe pushing for the Washington Redskins to drop the team's nickname. Just not this week.As league owners gathered Monday in the...

Idaho Indian tribe takes gamble on Internet gambling

...WORLEY, Idaho -- The Coeur d'Alene Indian tribe, whose casino has netted $22 million in five...deck is stacked against the 1,550-member tribe in northern Idaho's Panhandle, the only tribe in America offering gambling in cyberspace...

XXX Technology
Tribe still supports Florida State use of nickname

MIAMI - The Seminole Tribe of Florida said it still backs Florida...State's nickname, the first time the Tribe has taken an official public step to show...into black and white the sentiment of the Tribe, because we feel that it is an honor...

Other sports
Utah tribe fights state for right to build nuclear waste dump

...unsavory neighbors make it hard for the tribe to attract jobs, and more and more of...members are leaving to find work. So the tribe decided to make a virtue of its desolation...other state. But the plan has divided the tribe and placed it in conflict with state leaders...

XXX Technology
State leaders want first crack at changes to tribe's S.C. gaming

...bingo hall in Orangeburg County before the tribe's proposal should be considered for any...described in a 1993 agreement that allowed the tribe to operate two bingo halls in South Carolina. But now the tribe wants to be placed under the Indian Gaming...

Georgia tribe led by women

...the only female chief in the Cofitachequi tribe. "She was one of the ruling elite of...says. The Cofitachequi was a matrilinear tribe -- the crown was passed down through the mothers -- but this South Carolina tribe was the only one in the Southeast with...

Things to Do
Historical mysteries: Indian tribe was remarkably European

...Carolina were surprised when they found a tribe of Englishspeaking Indians who dressed...more astounding was the way many of the tribe looked. Although most had dark skins...settlers simply joined up with a local tribe in order to survive. They eventually intermarried...

Things to Do
Tribe has Eagles in quandary

...about the Eagles as they know about the Tribe.The teams meet in the second round of...for the CAA regular-season title.The Tribe was ranked No. 1 in the nation in The...Villanova, 13-12.This season, the Tribe finished the regular season with a 41-3...

College | Georgia Southern sports | Sports | College Sports