41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation (Fla.)"
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Tommy Jumper making and selling baskets at her chickee

Tommy Jumper making and selling baskets at her chickee

Date
1982
Description
Twenty color slides. Images of Jumper selling items at her chickee and demonstrating sweetgrass basket making. Slide 680 is of Bert Billie. 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 on 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.
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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.
Collection
Seminole Video Project: School at Big Cypress

Seminole Video Project: School at Big Cypress

Date
1984-03
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Scenes of Big Cypress School, as well as Alligator Alley, Immokalee Reservation and raw footage of surrounding nature and wildlife. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984 and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Sound recordings of the interviews can be found in S 1576, T84-111 - T84-133 and C84-108 - C84-115. Images can be found in S 1577, volume 23.
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Seminole Video Project: Jim Billie

Seminole Video Project: Jim Billie

Date
1984-03
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Billie on Seminole culture, including fading traditions and storytelling. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984 and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Sound recordings of the interviews can be found in S 1576, T84-111 - T84-133 and C84-108 - C84-115. Images can be found in S 1577, volume 23.
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Seminole Video Project: Ethel Santiago

Seminole Video Project: Ethel Santiago

Date
1984
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Discussion on fire, story, legends, and food. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984 and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Sound recordings of the interviews can be found in S 1576, T84-111 - T84-133 and C84-108 - C84-115. Images can be found in S 1577, volume 23.
Collection
Seminole Video Project: Ethel Santiago

Seminole Video Project: Ethel Santiago

Date
1984
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Includes a story by Louise Gopher, as well as discussion of fire, herb-collecting, and life on Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation. The Seminole Video Project was a joint project between the Florida Folklife Program and WFSU-TV. Completed in Spring 1984 and financed by a Florida Endowment for the Humanities grant with the support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, the project culminated in a thirty-minute documentary entitled "Four Corners of the Earth" which profiled Ethel Santiago, a Seminole craftswoman and tribal representative. The program addressed such issues as cultural retention within contemporary society; the role of women in Seminole society; traditional Seminole foods, arts, and medicine; and the changing emphasis on clan affiliations. The project covered Seminoles on the Big Cypress and Hollywood Reservations and at Immokalee, Florida. Raw video footage, along with the finished product, can be found in S 1615, V84-16 through V-84-24. Sound recordings of the interviews can be found in S 1576, T84-111 - T84-133 and C84-108 - C84-115. Images can be found in S 1577, volume 23.
Collection
Seminole Video Project: Ethel Santiago

Seminole Video Project: Ethel Santiago

Date
1984
Description
One video cassette (3/4" tape). Scenes of Hoolywood, Carol Cypress discussing Smeinole languages, June Tiger, racism, and Seminole women.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Tommy Jumper making and selling baskets at her chickeeTommy Jumper making and selling baskets at her chickeeStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Mikasuki Indians
Indian reservations
Basket making
Stores, retail
Community enterprise
Basket work
Sweetgrass baskets
Demonstrations
Selling
Material culture
Craft
Merchants
Basket maker
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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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Seminole Video Project: School at Big CypressSeminole Video Project: School at Big CypressMoving ImageFieldwork
Indian reservations
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Schools
Education
Educators
Nature
Flora
Fauna
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Seminole Video Project: Jim BillieSeminole Video Project: Jim BillieMoving ImageStorytellers
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Storytelling
Documentary videos
Interviews
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Seminole Video Project: Ethel SantiagoSeminole Video Project: Ethel SantiagoMoving ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Documentary videos
Storytelling
Oral narratives
Fire
Herbs
Storytellers
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Seminole Video Project: Ethel SantiagoSeminole Video Project: Ethel SantiagoMoving ImageArtisans
Fieldwork
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Indian reservations
Documentary videos
Fire
Herbs
Storytelling
Storytellers
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Seminole Video Project: Ethel SantiagoSeminole Video Project: Ethel SantiagoMoving ImageFieldwork
Documentary videos
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Mikasuki language
Racism
Women
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