11 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Cypress, Agnes, 1938-"
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Four Corners of the Earth

Four Corners of the Earth

Date
1983
Description
One video recording. (3/4 tape; 27:40 minutes) Jeannette Cypress narrated. Produced by Bulger and directed by Mike Dunn. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984 and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Sound recordings of the interviews can be found in S 1576, T84-111 - T84-133 and C84-108 - C84-115. Images can be found in S 1577, volume 23. The video can also be viewed online on the Folkstreams web page at http://www.folkstreams.net/film,139
Collection
Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

Date
1985-04
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Cypress was an apprentice to Billie in order to learn Seminole herbal healing. 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 through 2003.
Collection
Images of the 1990 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1990 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1990-05-25
Description
Four proof sheets with 144 black and white images (plus negatives.)
Collection
Interview with Agnes Cypress

Interview with Agnes Cypress

Date
1984-03-27
Description
Two reel to reels. Agnes was the daughter of Seminole Susie Billie, a medicine woman. She discusses medicine; medical treatment on reservations; learning traditional medicine; Green Corn Dance; role of women in medicine; dreams; burial practices; various cures; hair styles; Mikasuki language; and crafts. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984, and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and Tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
Collection
Raw footage of the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 5)

Raw footage of the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 5)

Date
1990-05-25
Description
One video recording. (3/4 tape) Includes food booths, Agnes Cypress sewing, Seminole fry bread, Seminole basket making, stick ball game, belt maker, mountain dulcimer, dolls, baskets, flute making, coral carving, looms, and other crafts.
Collection
Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Date
1985-03-28
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of Billie and Cypress identifying medicinal herbs and discussing their uses. For images of the identifications, see S 1577, v. 31. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
Collection
Scenes from Alice Billie and Rosie Billie family camp

Scenes from Alice Billie and Rosie Billie family camp

Date
1989-01
Description
Fifty-four color slides. Scenes from sisters Alice and Rosie Billie's camp compound in Ochopee. 413-419: Seminole child bathing (Addie Billie great-grandson); 420-423: cattle grazing; 424-440: dinner cooking over an open fire; 441-442: family compound; 443: Agness Cypress with pestle; 444-459:Rosie and Alice Billie; 469-471: Susie Billie pounding corn with mortar and pestle; 472-477: Sweet grass drying for basket making; 478: Alice Billie using her metal corn grinder. The images were created in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
Collection
Susie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbs

Susie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbs

Date
1985-04
Description
One proof sheet with ten images (plus negatives). 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
Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Date
1984-03-16
Description
140 color slides. Billie and Cypress were participants in the second year of the apprenticeship program. Images include the gathering of herbs and plants, forests around the reservation, and preparing medicine. Also includes images of folklorist Owen. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year through 2003.
Collection
Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Date
1984-12
Description
Six proof sheets with 221 black and white images (plus negatives). Billie and Cypress were participants in the second year of the apprenticeship program. Images are of the gathering of herbs and plants, forests around the reservation, and preparing medicine. For images, see S 1577, v. 31. Also includes images of folklorist Owen. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Four Corners of the EarthFour Corners of the EarthMoving ImageVideo recording
Documentary videos
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Fieldwork (educational method)
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Oral narratives
Oral communication
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Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes CypressHerbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes CypressStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Fieldwork
Herbs
Flora
Plants
Healers
Medicine
Natural medicine
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Images of the 1990 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1990 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageFolklore revival festivals
Folk festivals
Festivals
Music performance
Performing arts
Singing
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Bands (Music)
Dancers
Musicians
Singers
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a_s1576_t84-123Interview with Agnes CypressSoundHealer
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Mikasuki language
Alternative medicine
Medicine
Natural medicine
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Raw footage of the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 5)Raw footage of the 1990 Florida Folk Festival (Video 3 of 5)Moving ImageArtisans
Basket maker
Cooks
Needleworkers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Craft
Video recording
Flutes
Instrument manufacture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Seminole cookery
Dollmaking
Dolls
Material culture
Native Americans
Bread
Cooking and dining
Demonstrations
Dulcimer
Baskets
Carvers (Decorative artists)
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a_s1640_20_tape04Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbsSoundInterviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Healers
Health
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Medicine
Natural medicine
Alternative medicine
Healer
Herbalists
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/audio.jpg
Scenes from Alice Billie and Rosie Billie family campScenes from Alice Billie and Rosie Billie family campStill ImageSeminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Cattle
Indian reservations
Dwellings
Houses
Women
Children
Sweetgrass baskets
Chickee
Food preparation
Corn
Pestles
Architecture
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Susie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbsSusie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbsStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Apprentices
Women apprentices
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Medicine
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Healers
Teaching of folklore
Clothing and dress
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingSusie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingStill ImageHealer
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Alternative medicine
Healers
Natural medicine
Forests and forestry
Ferns
Cooking and dining
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingSusie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Herbs
Healers
Plants
Flora
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Forests and forestry
Ferns
Cooking and dining
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/thumbnails/catalog_photo.jpg
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