33 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Healers"
Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Date
1984-03-16
Description
140 color slides. Billie and Cypress were participants in the second year of the apprenticeship program. Images include the gathering of herbs and plants, forests around the reservation, and preparing medicine. Also includes images of folklorist Owen. 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 through 2003.
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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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Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 10)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 10)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Cantor Joel Fox continues from C96-127 and gives a Hebrew lesson. A cantor (Latin for "singer") is often called a hazzan in the Jewish church. This person leads the synagogue in singing. Fox was from Dallas, Texas. As a teen, his family moved to Israel. While there, Fox attended the Rubin Academy of Art and Israel Institute of Cantorial Art. From 1989 to 1992, he served in the Israel Defense Force, then moved North Florida, where he became the Jacksonville Jewish Center's cantor. He later was the cantor for Atlanta's Ahavath Achim Synagogue. Maude Scott (from Jacksonville, FL), herbalist talks about herbs, healing, nutrition and health. Specifically she discusses bayberry myrtle, Spanish moss, garlic, horseradish, fig leaves, rabbit tobacco, and life everlasting. Continues on C96-129.
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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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Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbs

Date
1985-03-28
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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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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Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 11)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 11)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Maude Scott continues from C96-128. Frank Martinez, conguero, discusses the conga and Latin folklife. He gives background and teaches strokes for conga drumming. He gives a teaching demonstration using a rumba rhythm. He also talks about the construction of congas.
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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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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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Images from Hamilton County: quiltyer Bessie Webb and healer Jessie Mae Newsome

Images from Hamilton County: quiltyer Bessie Webb and healer Jessie Mae Newsome

Date
1979-05-27
Description
One proof sheet with 20 black and white images plus negatives).
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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingSusie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingStill ImageHealer
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Alternative medicine
Healers
Natural medicine
Forests and forestry
Ferns
Cooking and dining
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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_65_c96-128Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 10)SoundHerbalists
Pianists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Arts, Jewish
Jewish Americans
Judaism
Herbs
Health
Oral performance
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Singing
Piano music
Cantors (Judaism)
Healers
Singers
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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_s1640_20_tape04Recording of Agnes Cypress and Susie Billie identifying medicinal herbsSoundInterviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Healers
Health
Herbs
Plants
Flora
Medicine
Natural medicine
Alternative medicine
Healer
Herbalists
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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_65_c96-129Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 11)SoundMusicians
Herbalists
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Music performance
Music Latin America
Latinos
Conga (dance)
Drum music
Herbs
Health
Oral performance
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Drummers (Musicians)
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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Jeanette Cypress interview for the Seminole Video ProjectJeanette Cypress interview for the Seminole Video ProjectsoundNurses
Healer
Field recordings
Interviews
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Oral histories
Oral narratives
Complementary and alternative medicine
Nursing
Healers
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Images from Hamilton County: quiltyer Bessie Webb and healer Jessie Mae NewsomeImages from Hamilton County: quiltyer Bessie Webb and healer Jessie Mae NewsomeStill ImageQuiltmakers
Needleworkers
Herbalists
Fieldwork
Flora
Plants
African Americans
Quilting
Quilts
Herbs
Trees
Harvesting
Healers
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