33 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Subject is exactly "Healers"
Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)

Date
1996-05-26
Description
One audio cassette tape. Tozzer served as emcee. Johns discusses Seminole traditions in storytelling, basketry and herbalism. She relates how she learned to make baskets from her grandmother and studied herbal medicine from a 100 year-old peer of her grandmother. She talks about the tribal tradition of storytelling and the way in which it relates to the hardships of their lives. She also discusses spiritual and physical healing and studying herbal medicine under Suzy Billie. She refers to several specific aspects of Seminole herbal medicine such as fat in the Seminole diet, salt in their diet and aloe. She also gives an example of herbal healing.
Collection
Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementary

Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementary

Date
1983-11
Description
Five color slides. Demonstration on folk medicine at Jasper Elementary. Part of the 1983 Folk Arts in the Schools program
Collection
Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes Cypress

Date
1985-04
Description
Twenty-two color slides. Cypress was an apprentice to Billie in order to learn Seminole herbal healing. 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 through 2003.
Collection
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).
Collection
Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995-01
Description
16 color slides. 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.
Collection
Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary Johns

Date
1995
Description
One proof sheet with 35 black and white images (plus negatives). 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.
Collection
Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Images of the 1983 Florida Folk Festival

Date
1983-05
Description
One proof sheet with 35 black and white images (plus negatives). Includes images of tobacco drying, Scaff and Estelle McGauley quilting, Newsome and Poole demonstrating herbal healing, Bullard and Stormant demonstrating tobacco farming, and Jennings & Clark with their white oak baskets.
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
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a_s1576_64_c96-085Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Narrative Stage) (Tape 8)SoundStorytellers
Healer
Basket maker
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Oral performance
Oral narratives
Personal experience narratives
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Natural medicine
Healers
Storytelling
Herbs
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Folk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementaryFolk medicine demonstration at Jasper elementaryStill ImageStudents
Demonstrations
Beliefs and cultures
Belief systems
Education
Schools
Practices
Medicine
Natural medicine
Alternative medicine
Health
Healers
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Herbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes CypressHerbs gathered by Susie Billie and Agnes CypressStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Fieldwork
Herbs
Flora
Plants
Healers
Medicine
Natural medicine
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
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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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Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsImages of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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Images of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsImages of Seminole healer Susie Billie and her apprentice Mary JohnsStill ImageFieldwork
Apprentices
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Native Americans
Health
Elderly, the
Healers
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Images of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalImages of the 1983 Florida Folk FestivalStill ImageDancers
Healers
Herbalists
Basket maker
Quiltmakers
Farmers
Festivals
Folk festivals
Folklore revival festivals
Special events
Performing arts
Quilted goods
Quilting
Needlework
Tobacco
Flora
Cash crops
Herbs
Demonstrations
Quilts
African Americans
Baskets
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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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