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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Tradition Bearer is exactly "Osceola, Lena"
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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
Lena Osceola & Ethel Santiago interview for the Seminole Video Project

Lena Osceola & Ethel Santiago interview for the Seminole Video Project

Date
1983-08-09
Description
Eight reel to reels. (Copied onto audio cassettes C84-108 through C84-111 in S 1576). A long interview with Ethel Santiago, with Lena Osceola contributing at the start. They discuss the clan system, marriage, (T84-111) the Green Corn Dance, dugout canoes, ranching, medicine, parental roles, education, healing (T84-112), palmetto basket making, Harriet Bedell, Christianity, gender roles, reservation politics and government, (T84-113) Mikasuki language, cultural loss and retention, Big Cypress Reservation, foodways, bread, sofkee, (T84-114), air boats, tourism, cures, marriage, Green Corn Dance, ball games, Seminole religion and beliefs, (T84-115) animal tales, child rearing, pregnancy, twin stories, the effects of television (T84-116) and various Seminole stories/tales (T84-117). Much of the recordings are marred by background construction noise. 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
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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Lena Osceola & Ethel Santiago interview for the Seminole Video ProjectLena Osceola & Ethel Santiago interview for the Seminole Video ProjectsoundBasket maker
Field recordings
Interviews
Seminole Indians
Tribal lands
Native Americans
Clans
Folktales
Folk dance -- Seminole
Rituals
Religious songs
Foodways
Storytelling
Basket making
Sweetgrass baskets
Palmetto weaving
Healers
Complementary and alternative medicine
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