41 items found
Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation (Fla.)"
Folklorist Ormond Loomis interviewing Paul Bower

Folklorist Ormond Loomis interviewing Paul Bower

Date
1984-05-26
Description
One proof sheet with ten images (plus negatives). Loomis interviews Bower inside a chickee--a traditional Seminole home/dwelling. For an interview with Bower, see S 1576, box 21, reel T81-118/119, from 1981. 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
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
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 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
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
Scenes from Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Scenes from Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Date
1985-04
Description
One proof sheet with fifteen black and white images (plus negatives). Images of Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, including airboats, chickees and homes. Also includes two images of folklorist Andrea Graham quilting. 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
Scenes leading into the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Scenes leading into the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation

Date
1982
Description
Sixteen 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 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
Folklorist Ormond Loomis interviewing Paul BowerFolklorist Ormond Loomis interviewing Paul BowerStill ImageInterviewing
Research methods
Fieldwork
Chickee
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Folklorists
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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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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 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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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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Scenes from Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationScenes from Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationStill ImageFieldwork
Chickee
Dwellings
Architecture
Boats
Indian reservations
Material culture
Folklorists
Quilting
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Scenes leading into the Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationScenes leading into the Big Cypress Seminole Indian ReservationStill ImageSeminole Indians
Native Americans
Mikasuki Indians
Indian reservations
Waterways
Stores, retail
Community enterprise
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