Former Chief of the Seminole Nation Played the US Against Cuba to Gain Tribal Recognition

By Sandra Hale Schulman
News From Indian Country January 2015

A Miccosukee boy born in a chickee hut in the Florida Everglades, William Buffalo Tiger rose to become a Chief of the Micosukee Tribe, smoked cigars with Fidel Castro and Che Guevera in Cuba, and ran a successful airboat tour company in his later years. His sons Lee and Stephen Tiger formed the rock band Tiger Tiger, played Woodstock and received international press.