8 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Fieldworker is exactly "Belland, Merri"
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Ada Mickler, Jean, and Libby Waldron interview

Ada Mickler, Jean, and Libby Waldron interview

Date
1977-05-24
Description
One audio cassette. Difficult to hear. On side one, interview of Ada Mickler of St. Augustine, Florida, in the laundromat where she works. Mickler talks about cast nets, palmetto hats, Spanish drawnwork. Followed by interview of Jean Waldron (with her sister Libby) on palmetto and palm fans, quilts and White Springs history. Tape recorder malfunctions at the end of side one. Interview continues on side two.
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Annie Jimmie interview

Annie Jimmie interview

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.
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Jeanette Cypress interview for the Seminole Video Project

Jeanette Cypress interview for the Seminole Video Project

Date
1984-03-29
Description
One reel-to-reel recording. Cypress was the daughter of Agnes Cypress and granddaughter Susie Billie, both Seminole medicine women. She discusses her education; growing up at Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation; learning traditional medicine from her family; medicine songs; the Seminole clan system; leadership at reservations; women's roles at reservations; the women's rights movements' effect upon Seminole women; differences between medicine women and medicine men in Seminole society; traditional medicinal practices; the Green Corn Dance; Christianity; and bilingual education.
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Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video Project

Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video Project

Date
1984-03-29
Description
One reel to reel. Joel Frank is a Seminole educator. He discusses the present (c. 1984) state of Seminole education, as well as the history of reservation education; recruiting educated Seminoles for employment; alternative education programs; goals of reservation education; and cultural education. 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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Judy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Judy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Date
1982-01-28
Description
One audio recording. Interview ends after seventeen minutes due to recording malfunction. Osceola discusses patchwork sewing including when and how they learned the craft; patterns; the choice of colors and fabrics; clothing styles; patchwork designs; and sewing machines. She also describes her childhood. 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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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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Pearlie Gates interview

Pearlie Gates interview

Date
1979
Description
One audio cassette. Gates, born in Geneva, Florida, discusses her craft making using palmetto leaves and egg cartons. She also describes her life growing up in rural Florida.
Collection
Ruby Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Ruby Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Date
1982-01-27
Description
One audio cassette. Billie, through her interpreter Jumper, discusses making and selling dolls; the younger generation's interest in the Green Corn Dance; music and attendance at the Green Corn Dance; Seminole burial traditions for adults and children; inventing airboats (which were made from Model Ts); women's hairstyles; teaching children traditional crafts, traditions, and values; sewing patchwork design; and winning a prize for a doll she made.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_01_c77-025Ada Mickler, Jean, and Libby Waldron interviewSoundInterviews
Crafts industry
Minorcans
Fishing nets
Netmaking
Hat making
Local history
Palmetto
Weaving
Florida history
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a_s1576_08_c83-037Annie Jimmie interviewSoundField recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Chickees
Clothing
Patchwork
Textile processes
Sewing
Needlework
Mikasuki language
Tailoring
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Jeanette Cypress interview for the Seminole Video Project Jeanette Cypress interview for the Seminole Video Project soundNurses
Healer
Field recordings
Interviews
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Complementary and alternative medicine
Nursing
Healers
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Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video ProjectJoel Frank interview for the Seminole Video ProjectsoundEducators
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Tribal lands
Education
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Judy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape ProjectJudy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape ProjectsoundNeedleworkers
Tailors
Field recordings
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Interviews
Needlework
Patchwork
Oral narratives
Textiles
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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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a_s1576_02_c80-004Pearlie Gates interviewSoundInterviews
Field recordings
Weaving
Basket making
Palmetto
Oral narratives
Weaving
Family history
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Ruby Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape ProjectRuby Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape ProjectsoundDollmakers
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Dollmaking
Textiles
Patchwork
Mikasuki language
Folk dance
Holidays and festivals
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