264 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Ethnicity or Nationality is exactly "Seminole Indian"
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Interview with Annie Jimmie (interpreted by Betty Mae Jumper)

Interview with Annie Jimmie (interpreted by Betty Mae Jumper)

Date
1982-01-27
Description
One audio cassette. Born in the Everglades and 74 years old at the time of the interview, Jimmie (through interpreter Jumper) discusses designing and making Seminole skirts and other garmets. Jimmie describes the Seminole words for "design," "skirt" and "top," and talks about the cross design on her skirt, other types of skirt designs, sewing with strips of colorful cloth, rick-rac, teaching her children and grandchildren the craft, and men in the tribe who sew, like Jimmie Osceola. In addition, she discusses the Green Corn Dance, playing the stickball game, women hunters, gardening, singing Christian songs, learning to sew from her mother, and living in a chickee.
Collection
It's Our Way (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

It's Our Way (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

Date
1981
Description
Two audio cassettes. The recordings are documentary programs on the origins and historical significance of Seminole sewing and dress, for women, men, and children. Reservation life, the Green Corn Dance, tourism are also discussed. A transcript of the slideshow can be found in S 1579, box 1.
Collection
Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

Date
1981
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Duplicates can be found in S 1576, box 39, tapes 8-15.) The recordings are documentary programs on the origins and historical significance of Seminole sewing and dress, for women, men, and children. Reservation life, the Green Corn Dance, tourism are also discussed. A transcript of the slideshow can be found in S 1577, Box 1.
Collection
Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard Bowers

Date
1983-05-04
Description
Two audio cassettes. Bowers, an alligator wrestler at Native Village near Hollywood Reservation, was born in Fort Lauderdale in 1955. In the interview, he discusses growing up in a rural family and learning to alligator wrestle after a 4-H agent suggested he try it. He learned the practice from Johnny Buck, an old alligator wrestler. He explains how he received his first job from Chairman Billie and says never had any serious injuries. In addition, he discusses the relationship that grew between the Seminoles and alligators; how the Seminoles view alligator wrestling; how the capture the alligators; codes and regulations; the biggest alligator he wrestled (one that was 10 feet long); alligators' differing personalities and their aggressiveness; praying to thank the alligator after a wrestling match; wrestling techniques and other issues.
Collection
Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman

Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman

Date
1984-01-24
Description
One audio cassette. Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman describes her early childhood in Florida, and at the Cherokee and Oklahoma Boarding Schools for Indians; speaking Miccosukee and learning English; early experiences with Seminole crafts such as sweetgrass basketry; learning crafts throught the apprenticeship program; marriage; working in the fields; differences between her mother's basketry and that which is done in the program; pay for her work; her family; crafts she works on such as basketry and dolls; customers for Seminole crafts from the Arts and Crafts Chickee at Immokalee Reservation; difficulty of making palmetto baskets; types of transportation she and her family used when she was young (i.e. "Everglades Bag, Everglades Suitcase", hitching train rides, airplane rides to school in Oklahoma); more on her family including her cousin Ethel, also a craftswoman; more on school and life as a young woman; her work for the Seminole Tribe Community Health Representative.
Collection
Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture Seminar

Date
1987-07-13
Description
Ten audio cassettes. (The final tape appears to be blank.) The theme for this year was Seminole Indian folklore. The main speaker was Dr. Rayna Green, director of the American Indian Program with the Smithsonian Institute. A graduate from the Indian university folklife program, she researched and wrote on Native American culture and images. She also taught at several universities, and published several books. Other speakers included traditional healer Jeanette Cypress and Seminole Tribe of Florida president James Billie.
Collection
Seminole Designs (slide and tape program)

Seminole Designs (slide and tape program)

Date
1982
Description
One audio cassette (plus three duplicate copies.) An educational audio and slide program about Seminole designs. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. In the late 1970s, the FFP under the direction of Bulger created six audio and slide programs about Florida folklife for use by schools, libraries, and other organizations.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1995-05-26
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Copied onto C95-146 & C95-147.) Milner served as emcee. Billie told stories about himself and the Seminole peoples. He also spoke in Mikasuki several times.
Collection
Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)

Date
1995-05-27
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). (Copied onto C95-159 and C95-160.) Williams served as emcee. Diddley's performance continues on D95-30.
Collection
Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 1)

Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 1)

Date
1995-05-26
Description
One audio cassette Young told Seminole stories and discussed their history. Louis told Bouki stories, a traditional Haitian character. Her stories continue on FLN-2.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_08_c83-037Interview with Annie Jimmie (interpreted by Betty Mae Jumper)SoundFieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Personal experience narratives
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Chickee
Clothing and dress
Clothing trade
Patchwork
Textile arts
Sewing
Design
Mikasuki language
Tailors
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a_s1576_10_c83-092It's Our Way (Seminole Slide/Tape program)SoundTailors
Needleworkers
Teaching of folklore
Slideshows
Slides (Photography)
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Sewing
Patchwork
Clothing and dress
Needlework
Indian reservations
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a_s1576_10_c83-094Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)SoundBasket maker
Teaching of folklore
Slideshows
Slides (Photography)
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Sweetgrass baskets
Indian reservations
Palmetto weaving
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a_s1576_10_c83-109Interview with Alligator wrestler Richard BowersSoundWrestlers
Performers
Fieldwork
Interviews
Local history
Oral histories
Life histories
Personal experience narratives
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Alligators
Animals
Performing arts
Occupational groups
Occupational training
Tourism
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a_s1576_12_c84-005Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswomanSoundBasket maker
Dollmakers
Fieldwork
Life histories
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Basket work
Oral histories
Dollmaking
Indian reservations
Palmetto weaving
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a_s1576_38_tape17Recordings of the 1987 Summer Folk Culture SeminarSoundConferences and seminars series
Seminars
Teaching of folklore
Education
Teachers
Folklife
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Storytelling
Tales
Teacher
Educators
Folklorists
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a_s1576_39_tape18Seminole Designs (slide and tape program)SoundDollmakers
Needleworkers
Education
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Folklife
Native Americans
Fieldwork (educational method)
Dollmaking
Decorative arts
Teaching of folklore
Demonstrations
Patchwork
Design
Material culture
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a_s1576_44_d95-022Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Folk singers
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Guitar music
Native Americans
Mikasuki language
Personal experience narratives
Singers
Guitarist
Musicians
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a_s1576_44_d95-029Saturday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 7)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Singing
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
African Americans
Guitar music
Folk singers
Blues (Music)
Rock music
Singers
Guitarist
Musicians
Blues singers
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a_s1576_46_fln-001Friday performances at the 1995 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Workshops) (Tape 1)SoundFolk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Seminole Indians
Arts, Haitian
Haitian Americans
Oral performance
Storytellers
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