41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation (Fla.)"
James Billie's airboat and camp

James Billie's airboat and camp

Date
1984-11-13
Description
Fifteen color slides. Billie's airboat is painted with an image of Billy Bowlegs. Images were created as fieldwork for the apprenticeship program. 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
Joe Jumper demonstrating the use of ball game sticks

Joe Jumper demonstrating the use of ball game sticks

Date
1982
Description
Three color slides. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other with traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes may be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
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
Mary Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Mary Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Date
1980-05-10
Description
Two reel-to-reel tapes. T80-47 has been spliced with T80-48. Billie discusses the history of Seminole dollmaking; marketing the dolls to tourists; learning the craft from her grandmother; patchwork; sweetgrass baskets; and other crafts sold to tourists. Her daughter, Claudia John, interprets from the Mikasuki language.
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Mary Billie making paemtto dolls

Mary Billie making paemtto dolls

Date
1980-07-15
Description
Two color prints (plus negatives). Duplicates of slides S80-309 and S80-269.
Collection
Mary Billie making Seminole dolls at the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Mary Billie making Seminole dolls at the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Date
1980-07-15
Description
Eighty-two color slides. Images of Billie demonstrating the process of making palmetto dolls, from gathering palmetto fronds to finishing the doll. Also features many images of the Big Cypress Reservation, including the natural landscape, homes, and pig farming.
Collection
Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)

Date
1981
Description
Two audio cassettes. (Duplicates can be found in S 1576, box 39, tapes 8-15.) The recordings are documentary programs on the origins and historical significance of Seminole sewing and dress, for women, men, and children. Reservation life, the Green Corn Dance, tourism are also discussed. A transcript of the slideshow can be found in S 1577, Box 1.
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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.
Collection
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.
Collection
Sadie Cypress's sleeping chickee

Sadie Cypress's sleeping chickee

Date
1982
Description
Twenty-one color slides. Images of Cypress's chickee, and one slide of a patchwork design (707) at the chickee. The images were created for the Florida Folklife Program's Seminole Slide and Tape Project, a program sponsored by the American Express Company in 1982-1983 to create two educational slide/tape programs for use by schools, community groups, and other educational outlets. One program dealt with sweetgrass basket making; the other with traditional Seminole patchwork. Recordings of the finished program tapes can be found in S 1576, Box 10. Teacher guides, program scripts, and documentation of the project can be found in S 1595, Box 1.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
James Billie's airboat and campJames Billie's airboat and campStill ImageFieldwork
Boats
Camps
Chickee
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
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Joe Jumper demonstrating the use of ball game sticksJoe Jumper demonstrating the use of ball game sticksStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Mikasuki Indians
Indian reservations
Ball games
Games
Community culture
Material culture
Leisure
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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Mary Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape ProjectMary Billie interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape ProjectsoundDollmakers
Field recordings
Oral histories
Interviews
Oral narratives
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Dollmaking
Miccosukee Indians
Crafts
Mikasuki language
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Mary Billie making paemtto dollsMary Billie making paemtto dollsStill ImageDollmakers
Fieldwork
Dollmaking
Dolls
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Flora
Palmetto
Tools
Material culture
Patchwork
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Mary Billie making Seminole dolls at the Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationMary Billie making Seminole dolls at the Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationStill ImageDollmakers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Dollmaking
Demonstrations
Dolls
Material culture
Toys
Indian reservations
Palmetto
Flora
Plants
Palmetto weaving
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a_s1576_10_c83-094Palmetto and Sweetgrass: Seminole Basketry Traditions (Seminole Slide/Tape program)SoundBasket maker
Teaching of folklore
Slideshows
Slides (Photography)
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Basket making
Basket work
Basketry
Sweetgrass baskets
Indian reservations
Palmetto weaving
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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_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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Sadie Cypress's sleeping chickeeSadie Cypress's sleeping chickeeStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Design
Chickee
Architecture
Dwellings
Material culture
Community culture
Thatch roofs
Merchants
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