33 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Healers"
Susie Billie & apprentice Mary Johns interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Susie Billie & apprentice Mary Johns interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1995-07-21
Description
One audio cassette. Johns was funded to learn traditional Seminole herbal medicine from Billie. They discuss the preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background of Seminole medicine.
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Susie Billie and apprentice Mary Johns interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Susie Billie and apprentice Mary Johns interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1995-01-25
Description
Two audio cassettes. Images of Billie and Johns at Billie's home on the couch. Johns was funded to learn from Billie traditional Seminole herbal medicine including preparation of herbs, herbal treatments, healing songs, and the historical background. 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, and then Robert Stone. The program was continued each year through 2004.
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Susie Billie interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Susie Billie interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1985-01-18
Description
One audio cassette. Jeanette Cypress translates for Billie. Billie discusses Seminole healing practices, including gathering herbs, preparing cures, gender and medicine, physical and spritutal healing, payment methods, medicine songs, and gathering herbs. She also discusses Seminole naming practices and clans. Billie served as a master artist to apprentice Agnes Cypress.
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Interview with an unidentified santero and Cuban immigrant Cookqui Hernandez

Interview with an unidentified santero and Cuban immigrant Cookqui Hernandez

Date
1980-04-02
Description
Four reel to reels. Santeria is a New World version of the African-based Yoruba religion that was combined with elements of Catholicism. Bulger interviews an unnamed Santero, a priest within the Santeria religion. They discuss the origins of the religions, various rituals and beliefs, botanicas, healing, and the roles of men and women in the religion. The interview is in Spanish, with Hernandez translating. There is also a short interview with Hernandez about emigrating to the United States from Cuba. Interview conducted for a slide/tape program on Cuban-Americans, a copy of which can be found on T80-95.
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Interview with herbalist LaVerne Zipperer

Interview with herbalist LaVerne Zipperer

Date
1983-11-03
Description
One audio cassette. Side A Ms. Zipperer talks about her early childhood and things she learned; speaks of her children and two husbands; talks about getting 5 adopted children and 16 foster children for a total of 32 children; making a living to support the family by farming and public work; family property they live on; discusses various herbal remedies treating ailments such as infection, venereal disease, pneumonia, burns, colds; homemade shampoo; planting by the moon; talks about her parents' backgrounds; Indian and Spanish backgrounds in her family; family tradition of net making; husband taught her farming, she taught him net-making; talks about her grandmother's Indian herbal cures; strange cures. Side B Discusses natural cures further; discusses natural vs. non-natural childbirth; delivering 4 of her grandchildren; delivering animal babies; talks about making hoghead cheese.
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Interview with Jamie B. Jordan

Interview with Jamie B. Jordan

Date
1978-05-15
Description
Two audio cassettes. C78-57: Side 1: Jordan discusses dishes and foods indigenous to her household, central Northern Florida, and the rest of the South: rice and black-eyed peas, rice and tomatoes, mince meat pie, liver pudding, mustard greens and cornbread dumplings, sweet potato pie, and fruit cobblers. She also explains how to make hog's headcheese. In addition, she talks about preparing and eating polk salad greens, snakes, alligators, raccoon, gopher turtle, frogs' legs, etc. Side 2: Jordan talks about okra, planting by the moon and on Good Friday, Dog Days, delivering babies, home remedies, and root doctors. C78-58: Side 1: On her belief in witchcraft, her feelings on root doctors, on people poisoned and cured by witchcraft, a hurricane that hit Miami in 1927/1928, poisoning with snakes, and palm readers. In addition, Jordan discusses cures for boils, labor pains, childbirth, midwives, morning sickness, etc. Side 2: Jordan talks about her sister's illness and treatment by root doctors, her experiences at the Red Barn restaurant, and an FBI investigation on locals in her area.
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Interview with sisters Lela Creel, Carrie Granger, and Perl Boyett

Interview with sisters Lela Creel, Carrie Granger, and Perl Boyett

Date
1978-05-25
Description
Three reel to reels. The sisters, born and raised in Alabama, discuss remedies; cures; plants; cooking; foodways; and recipes.
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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.
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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.
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Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)

Date
1997-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recordings. Dr. Maude Scott, with a Ph.D in herbal study from Alabama, is interviewed by Bob Stone. She discusses her background as well as herbs and how they are good for various aspects of one's health. Her focus seems to be on homeopathic remedies. She also talks about her mentor from Alabama, Lloyd Clayton. Amma Essandoh discusses textile traditions from Ghana. She especially discusses how textile patterns and designs, what one wears, communicates things about that person's life.
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1640_25_tape17Susie Billie & apprentice Mary Johns interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Indigenous peoples
Native Americans
Interviews
Elders (age groups)
Healers
Folk medicine
Herbs
Medicinal plants
Traditional knowledge
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a_s1640_25_tape07Susie Billie and apprentice Mary Johns interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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a_s1640_20_tape01Susie Billie interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundInterviews
Field recordings
Indigenous peoples
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Complementary and alternative medicine
Traditional knowledge
Folk medicine
Herbs
Naming ceremonies
Clans
Medicinal plants
Healers
Mikasuki language
Herbalists
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a_s1576_t80-038Interview with an unidentified santero and Cuban immigrant Cookqui HernandezSoundSanteros
Healers
Fieldwork
Oral histories
Interviews
Personal experience narratives
Santeria
Religion
Cuban Americans
Latinos
Religious rites
Emigration and immigration
Catholics
Saints
Santerios
Purity, Ritual
Specialty stores
Beliefs and cultures
Spanish language
Health
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a_s1576_13_c84-060Interview with herbalist LaVerne ZippererSoundHerbalists
Fieldwork
Interviews
Oral histories
Life histories
Marriage
Health
Herbs
Flora
Diseases
Childbirth
Family history
Natural childbirth
Healers
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a_s1576_02_c78-057Interview with Jamie B. JordanSoundInterviews
Fieldwork
Cooking and dining
Food preparation
Food habits
Life histories
Beliefs and cultures
Fauna
Belief systems
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Domestic arts
Cooks
Healers
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a_s1576_t78-332Interview with sisters Lela Creel, Carrie Granger, and Perl BoyettSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Life histories
Oral histories
Healers
Health
Herbs
Domestic arts
Natural medicine
Food habits
Cooking and dining
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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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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_67_c97-071Saturday program at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Narrative Stage) (Tape 1)SoundNeedleworkers
Herbalists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Oral performance
Life histories
Interviewing
Herbs
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Natural medicine
Healers
Flora
Plants
Arts, Ghanaian
African Americans
Ghanaian Americans
Needlework
Textiles
Textile arts
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