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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Bower, Paul"
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Folklorist Ormond Loomis interviewing Paul Bower

Folklorist Ormond Loomis interviewing Paul Bower

Date
1984-05-26
Description
One proof sheet with ten images (plus negatives). Loomis interviews Bower inside a chickee--a traditional Seminole home/dwelling. For an interview with Bower, see S 1576, box 21, reel T81-118/119, from 1981. The Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program began in 1983 with a NEA grant of $22,000. The program provided an opportunity for master folk artists to share technical skills and cultural knowledge with apprentices in order to keep the tradition alive. Apprentices must have had some experience in the tradition and agreed to train for at least six months. The first project director was Blanton Owen, later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
Collection
Interview with Linda and Paul Bowers

Interview with Linda and Paul Bowers

Date
1981-10-24
Description
Two reel to reels. (Copied onto audio cassettes C81-89 and C81-90.) The Bowers discuss sewing machines; patchwork; how they learned to sew traditional Seminole patterns; designs; clothing; life in Big Cypress Seminole Indian reservation; sofke; fry bread; native languages; chickees; the Green Corn Dance; male initiation rites; and cooking/eating alligators. The recordings were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other on traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Folklorist Ormond Loomis interviewing Paul BowerFolklorist Ormond Loomis interviewing Paul BowerStill ImageInterviewing
Research methods
Fieldwork
Chickee
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Folklorists
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a_s1576_t81-118Interview with Linda and Paul BowersSoundNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Interviews
Oral histories
Patchwork
Festivals
Sewing
Indian reservations
Food habits
Mikasuki language
Chickee
Alligators
Food preparation
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