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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Alternative medicine"
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Folk medicine practitioner Jessie Newsome

Folk medicine practitioner Jessie Newsome

Date
1984-03
Description
Four color slides. Images of Newsome with children and with herbs. She heals and makes cures using herbs and native plants.
Collection
Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1996-05-25
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Mary Johns discusses what she enjoys about Seminole culture, herbalism, Seminole stories, native language and basketry. The audience asks questions related to superstitions, rituals re: women, family life, stories and legends. She tells an excerpt from a story on Seminole migration and how they got their name. The audience asks questions about actors and speaking realistic language.
Collection
Interview with Santeria priest Ernesto Pichardo

Interview with Santeria priest Ernesto Pichardo

Date
1985-08-15
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Interview with Pichardo about Santeria. He discusses Santeria dancing, medicine, food, and philosophy; origins of Santeria; Santeria under Batista, Castro, and in Miami; African origins; apprenticeships; and present customs. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahaman, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Collection
Interview with Agnes Cypress

Interview with Agnes Cypress

Date
1984-03-27
Description
Two reel to reels. Agnes was the daughter of Seminole Susie Billie, a medicine woman. She discusses medicine; medical treatment on reservations; learning traditional medicine; Green Corn Dance; role of women in medicine; dreams; burial practices; various cures; hair styles; Mikasuki language; and crafts. 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
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.
Collection
Jesse Mae Newsome gathering plants at her home for healing

Jesse Mae Newsome gathering plants at her home for healing

Date
1983-08
Description
Thirty-two color slides.
Collection
Jessie Mae Newsome demonstrating folk medicine at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Jessie Mae Newsome demonstrating folk medicine at the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
Four color slides.
Collection
Josie Billie, Seminole medicine man

Josie Billie, Seminole medicine man

Date
Description
Four black and white prints. Images of Billie and his wife Lucy Tiger Billie at the Florida Folk Festival.
Collection
Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Date
1985-03-16
Description
Two audio cassettes. Recording of Billie and Cypress identifying medicinal herbs and discussing their uses. For images of the identifications, see S 1577, v. 31. 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, who was later replaced by folklorist Peter Roller. The program was continued each year until 2003.
Collection
Susie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbs

Susie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbs

Date
1985-04
Description
One proof sheet with ten images (plus negatives). 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 until 2003.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Folk medicine practitioner Jessie NewsomeFolk medicine practitioner Jessie NewsomeStill ImageAfrican Americans
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Medicine
Herbs
Health
Homeopathy
Flora
Plants
Healer
Herbalists
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a_s1576_63_c96-061Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)SoundBasket maker
Storytellers
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Health
Alternative medicine
Storytelling
Belief systems
Beliefs and cultures
Family history
Herbs
Healers
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a_s1576_t85-145Interview with Santeria priest Ernesto PichardoSoundFieldwork
Interviewing
Interviews
Santeria
Beliefs and cultures
Religion
Alternative medicine
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Life histories
Oral histories
Priests
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a_s1576_t84-123Interview with Agnes CypressSoundHealer
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Mikasuki language
Alternative medicine
Medicine
Natural medicine
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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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Jesse Mae Newsome gathering plants at her home for healingJesse Mae Newsome gathering plants at her home for healingStill ImageHealer
Fieldwork
Healers
Children
African Americans
Flora
Plants
Medicine
Natural medicine
Alternative medicine
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Jessie Mae Newsome demonstrating folk medicine at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalJessie Mae Newsome demonstrating folk medicine at the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageHealer
Folk festivals
Festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Healers
Health
Medicine
Alternative medicine
Beliefs and cultures
Demonstrations
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Josie Billie, Seminole medicine manJosie Billie, Seminole medicine manStill ImageHealer
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Practices
Healers
Health
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a_s1640_20_tape02Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbsSoundHealer
Herbalists
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alternative medicine
Medicine
Nature
Natural medicine
Herbs
Naming practices
Health
Plants
Healers
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Susie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbsSusie Billie and apprentice Agnes Cypress gathering herbsStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Apprentices
Women apprentices
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Medicine
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Healers
Teaching of folklore
Clothing and dress
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