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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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Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healing

Date
1984-12
Description
Six proof sheets with 221 black and white images (plus negatives). Billie and Cypress were participants in the second year of the apprenticeship program. Images are of the gathering of herbs and plants, forests around the reservation, and preparing medicine. For images, see S 1577, v. 31. 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 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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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.
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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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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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Susie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingSusie Billie teaching Agness Cypress Seminole herbal healingStill ImageHealer
Herbalists
Apprentices
Teaching of folklore
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Herbs
Healers
Plants
Flora
Alternative medicine
Natural medicine
Forests and forestry
Ferns
Cooking and dining
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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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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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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_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_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_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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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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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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