Brighton Reservation

Brighton Reservation

About Brighton Reservation

Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation is an Indian reservation of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, located in northeast Glades County near the northwest shore of Lake Okeechobee. It is one of several Seminole reservations in Florida. The Seminole Tribe of Florida operates a sizable casino at the community of Brighton on the reservation, which has a land area of 147,862 km_ (57,090 sq mi) and a 2000 census resident population of 566 persons. Residents of the Brighton Seminole Indian Reservation mostly speak the Creek language, rather than the Mikasuki language spoken by other Seminole, as well as the Miccosukee tribe.

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