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Interview with David Motlow

Interview with David Motlow

Date
1981-09-01
Description
Two reel to reels. (Copied onto C81-55 and C81-56.) Interview with Seminole cultural program administrator Motlow about Seminole heritage and history. They discuss Seminole folklore; tribal healers; teaching heritage to new generations; differences between Mikasuki (Miccosukee) and Seminoles; patchwork; doll making; and native languages (Muskogee and Miccosukee). Also includes the start of an interview with Jim Billie. 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.
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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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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.
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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.
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Interview with Mildred Tommie (with Sally May Hall interpreting)

Interview with Mildred Tommie (with Sally May Hall interpreting)

Date
1982-01-29
Description
Two reel to reels. Tommie discusses (through Hall) patchwork sewing including when and how she learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and fabrics; clothing styles; patchwork designs; and sewing machines. She also describes her childhood; her family; the Seminole drink sofke; childhood stories; differences between Creek and Seminole peoples; hair styles; and Seminole healing. 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.
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Interview with Pat Diamond

Interview with Pat Diamond

Date
1983-08-10
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto C84-111/112). Diamond, a secretary to Seminole Chairman Jim Billie, discusses culture on Seminole reservations. Topics include native languages; expanding reservation land; marrying non-Indians; teaching culture to children; reservation and tribal politics; role of women in tribal politics; recent reservation projects; changes that bingo has brought to the reservations; cattle ranching; selling traditional crafts; role of television in Seminole lives; medicine; cultural identification; stick ball games; and tourism. 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 Polly Billie

Interview with Polly Billie

Date
1988-12
Description
Two audio cassette recordings. Index to interview recording located in S 1595, Box 1. Interview with Seminole Polly Billie, daughter of Nancy Billie, and granddaughter of Lottie Shore. The interview was recorded at the Hollywood Reservation in Hollywood, Florida. The interview dealt mostly with family relations and growing up on a reservation. Also discussed Seminole culture, such as fishing and education. There is also a transcript of a second interview (no tape recording in collection) with Polly Billie located in S 1595, Box 1, folder 6. The recording was conducted in part for use in an exhibit on Seminole culture at the Museum of Florida History.
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Interview with Seminole basketmaker  and needle worker Ethel Santiago

Interview with Seminole basketmaker and needle worker Ethel Santiago

Date
1981-11-18
Description
Two reel to reels. Santiago discusses basket making including when and how she learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and materials (usually pine needles and/or palmetto fronds); teaching the young; selling baskets; and the process. She also discusses doll making, patchwork, and Seminole clothing. Finally, she tells a folk tale about rabbits. 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. Copied onto audiocassette C83-35 and C83-36. 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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Interview with Seminole basketmaker Marian Bowers

Interview with Seminole basketmaker Marian Bowers

Date
1981-11-20
Description
One reel to reel. Bowers discusses basket making - - including when and how she learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and materials (usually pine needles and/or palmetto fronds); and the basketry process. She also discusses chickees and the uses of the baskets. 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.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t81-084Interview with David MotlowSoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Florida history
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Mikasuki language
Oral histories
Life histories
Beliefs and cultures
Basket maker
Needleworkers
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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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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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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_t82-044Interview with Mildred Tommie (with Sally May Hall interpreting)SoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Patchwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sewing
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Food habits
Clothing and dress
Beliefs and cultures
Needleworkers
Tailors
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a_s1576_t84-118Interview with Pat DiamondSoundSecretaries
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Politics and culture
Stick ball
Ball games
Leisure
Indian Americans
Politicians
Tourism
Material culture
Family history
Bingo
Education
Sewing
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
Women
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a_s1595_02_tape05Interview with Polly BillieSoundTeacher
Seminole Indians
Family history
Oral histories
Education
Schools
Native Americans
Fishing
Food habits
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a_s1576_t82-050Interview with Seminole basketmaker and needle worker Ethel SantiagoSoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sweetgrass baskets
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Palmetto weaving
Plants
Toys
Dolls
Clothing and dress
Storytelling
Tales
Basket maker
Needleworkers
Dollmakers
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a_s1576_t82-053Interview with Seminole basketmaker Marian BowersSoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sweetgrass baskets
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Palmetto weaving
Plants
Chickee
Basket maker
Needleworkers
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