13 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Mikasuki Indians"
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Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Images are dark. Bert was born approximately in 1925. She spoke little English. She made coiled sweetgrass baskets. Used newer grass, using cotton thread. She made basket bottoms out of palmetto fiber. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Gloria Cypress doing beadwork

Gloria Cypress doing beadwork

Date
1987-09
Description
Four color slides. Images are dark. Cypress was the sister of Billy Cypress, at the time the chairman of the Miccosukee Tribe. Her father was a Seminole from Big Cypress Reservation, but her mother was Miccosukee. Raised in Miami, she moved to the reservation at age 12. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
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Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and food

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and food

Date
1984
Description
Three reel to reels. Santiago discuss and demonstrates Seminole cooking. She discusses fry bread, sofkee, clan systems, proper creation and maintenance of log fireplaces (use cypress and oak), boiling, proper welcoming of guests, role of men and women and children in food preparation, cooking training, use of corn, cooking in different weather, use of fire, and stories/beliefs connected with cooking. 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.
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Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

Date
1984
Description
Four reel to reels. Santiago discusses healing, medicine, gathering herbs, types of medicinal herbs used, healing training, gender roles, proper bahvior for Seminole women, trickster stories (rabbit stories), fire origin stories, the Green Corn Dance, and uses of fire. 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.
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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.
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Lottie Shore sewing clothing

Lottie Shore sewing clothing

Date
1989-01
Description
Four color slides. Images of Seminole matriarch Lottie Shore sewing traditional Seminole clothing in her home. Similar images may be found in S 1577, v. 48. The images were created in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History. An interview with Shore can be found in S 1595, box 2, tapes 1-2.
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Making patchwork at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Making patchwork at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

Date
1987-09
Description
Seven color slides. Unidentified Seminole. Images are dark. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri Belland, and Barbara Seitz as preliminary research for a joint folk art between the Florida Folklife Program and the Florida Museum of History. The field researchers focused on those areas previously overlooked by FFP staff. The research focused on identifying folk artists and locating appropriate exhibit objects.
Collection
Patchwork sewing at Miccosukee Reservation

Patchwork sewing at Miccosukee Reservation

Date
1982
Description
Fourteen color slides. Images of a Mukasuki woman sewing patchwork and making dolls. The images 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.
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Seminole teacher Nancy Billie

Seminole teacher Nancy Billie

Date
Description
One color slide. Nancy Billie, daughter of Lottie Shore of Brighton Seminole Reservation, was a teacher at Okeechobee High School, in Okeechobee, Florida. Similar images can be found in S 1577, v. 48 and v 49. The images were created in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History. An interview with Billie can be found in S 1595, box 2, tapes 3-4.
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Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie Bert

Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie Bert

Date
1989-08
Description
Fifty-three color slides. Billie and her apprentice Bert making traditonal Seminole/Mikasuki patchwork. 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
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Annie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationAnnie Bert making baskets at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Material culture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Indian reservations
Sewing
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Gloria Cypress doing beadworkGloria Cypress doing beadworkStill ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Material culture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Beadwork
Decorative arts
Craft
Indian reservations
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a_s1576_t84-127Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and foodSoundFieldwork
Documentary videos
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Food preparation
Cooking and dining
Demonstrations
Seminole cookery
Corn
Bread
Fireplaces
Fire
Religious rites
Cypress
Oak
Pots
Storytelling
Clans
Cookware
Cookery (Corn)
Boiling (Cookery)
Beliefs and cultures
Cooks
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a_s1576_t84-130Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and storiesSoundHealer
Storytellers
Fieldwork
Documentary videos
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Demonstrations
Natural medicine
Healers
Herbs
Flora
Plants
Fire
Religious rites
Beliefs and cultures
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Storytelling
Fables
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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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Lottie Shore sewing clothingLottie Shore sewing clothingStill ImageSeminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Sewing
Clothing and dress
Indian reservations
Elderly, the
Women
Needlework
Textile arts
Needleworkers
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Making patchwork at Miccosukee Indian ReservationMaking patchwork at Miccosukee Indian ReservationStill ImageNeedleworkers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Decorative arts
Textile arts
Indian reservations
Textiles
Material culture
Sewing machines
Machine sewing
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Patchwork sewing at Miccosukee ReservationPatchwork sewing at Miccosukee ReservationStill ImageFieldwork
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Sewing
Chickee
Buildings
Architecture
Cooking and dining
Patchwork
Dolls
Indian reservations
Needleworkers
Dollmakers
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Seminole teacher Nancy BillieSeminole teacher Nancy BillieStill ImageSeminole Indians
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Teachers
Occupational groups
Indian reservations
Women
Teacher
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Traditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie BertTraditional patchwork by Jennie Billie and Minnie BertStill ImageStorytellers
Fieldwork
Mikasuki Indians
Native Americans
Patchwork
Textiles
Apprentices
Decorative arts
Material culture
Sewing
Needlework
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