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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Collier County (Fla.)"
Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and stories

Date
1984
Description
Four reel to reels. Santiago discusses healing, medicine, gathering herbs, types of medicinal herbs used, healing training, gender roles, proper bahvior for Seminole women, trickster stories (rabbit stories), fire origin stories, the Green Corn Dance, and uses of fire. 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. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
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Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman

Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman

Date
1984-01-24
Description
One audio cassette. Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswoman describes her early childhood in Florida, and at the Cherokee and Oklahoma Boarding Schools for Indians; speaking Miccosukee and learning English; early experiences with Seminole crafts such as sweetgrass basketry; learning crafts throught the apprenticeship program; marriage; working in the fields; differences between her mother's basketry and that which is done in the program; pay for her work; her family; crafts she works on such as basketry and dolls; customers for Seminole crafts from the Arts and Crafts Chickee at Immokalee Reservation; difficulty of making palmetto baskets; types of transportation she and her family used when she was young (i.e. "Everglades Bag, Everglades Suitcase", hitching train rides, airplane rides to school in Oklahoma); more on her family including her cousin Ethel, also a craftswoman; more on school and life as a young woman; her work for the Seminole Tribe Community Health Representative.
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Interview with Seminole basketmaker  and needle worker Ethel Santiago

Interview with Seminole basketmaker and needle worker Ethel Santiago

Date
1981-11-18
Description
Two reel to reels. Santiago discusses basket making including when and how she learned the craft; patterns and designs; the choice of colors and materials (usually pine needles and/or palmetto fronds); teaching the young; selling baskets; and the process. She also discusses doll making, patchwork, and Seminole clothing. Finally, she tells a folk tale about rabbits. The recordings 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. Copied onto audiocassette C83-35 and C83-36. 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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Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

Date
1987-03-04
Description
One audio cassette. (A copy can be found in S 1640, box 22, tape 27.) A second interview can be found on tape 24. For more information on Rodrigues and Armas, see S 1644, box 3, folder 15. 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.
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Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de Armas

Date
1988-03-19
Description
Three audio cassettes. A second interview can be found on tape 24. For more information on Rodriguez and Armas, see S 1644, box 3, folder 15. 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.
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James Billie presentation on alligator wrestling at the American Indian Days festival

James Billie presentation on alligator wrestling at the American Indian Days festival

Date
1987-11-21
Description
One audio recording. Billie describing Bill Osceola wrestling alligators at the American Indian Days festival.
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Jesús Rodríguez & apprentice Cecilia Santos interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Jesús Rodríguez & apprentice Cecilia Santos interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program

Date
1991-02-05
Description
One audio cassette. Santos and Rodriguez discuss the purpose and goals of their apprenticeship.
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Lena Osceola & Ethel Santiago interview for the Seminole Video Project

Lena Osceola & Ethel Santiago interview for the Seminole Video Project

Date
1983-08-09
Description
Eight reel to reels. (Copied onto audio cassettes C84-108 through C84-111 in S 1576). A long interview with Ethel Santiago, with Lena Osceola contributing at the start. They discuss the clan system, marriage, (T84-111) the Green Corn Dance, dugout canoes, ranching, medicine, parental roles, education, healing (T84-112), palmetto basket making, Harriet Bedell, Christianity, gender roles, reservation politics and government, (T84-113) Mikasuki language, cultural loss and retention, Big Cypress Reservation, foodways, bread, sofkee, (T84-114), air boats, tourism, cures, marriage, Green Corn Dance, ball games, Seminole religion and beliefs, (T84-115) animal tales, child rearing, pregnancy, twin stories, the effects of television (T84-116) and various Seminole stories/tales (T84-117). Much of the recordings are marred by background construction noise. 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. Images from the project can be found in S 1577, v. 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020.
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Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.

Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.

Date
1995-04-09
Description
One DAT tape. The recording session took place at the home of Emilo Hernandez (a Chicano band leader), and was set up by Tomas Granado. The first band, Los Fronterizos (The Bordermen), played conjunto music and were comprised of Felix Cortez (bajo sexto), Felix Cortez, Jr. (accordion), Eduardo Cortinas (drums), Eleazar Cortez (drums), and Jesus Cortez Jr. (bass). They were a popular local band. Jesus, Sr., the band leader and accoridonist, worked as a bartender. The other band was Grupo Sensacion, a five-member Tejano/pop band led by Jose Luis Velasquez (singer/keyboard player). His daughter, Julissa Lissette also sang for the band. The Mexican American Music Survey was created to document the musical traditions of Florida's various Mexican-American communities: Apopka, South Dade County, Immokalee, the St. Johns River Basin, and Central Florida. Funded by a grant from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Community Folklife Program, the survey was conducted between 1994 and 1996 by folklorist Robert Stone. Among the musical traditions were serenatas, conjunto, quinceanara ritual music, ranchera Michoacana, mariachi, norteno, Tejano, and pop music. At the end of the project, a sampler music tape was created by the Florida Folklife Program for distribution to various libraries.
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Lupe Sanchez interview at the Cinco de Mayo Festival for the Mexican American Music Survey

Lupe Sanchez interview at the Cinco de Mayo Festival for the Mexican American Music Survey

Date
1981-05-24
Description
One audio cassette recording. Sanchez was a keyboardist for Grupo Sensacion. Recorded at the Cinco de Mayo Festival.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t84-130Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole healing and storiesSoundHealer
Storytellers
Fieldwork
Documentary videos
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Alternative medicine
Medicine & culture
Demonstrations
Natural medicine
Healers
Herbs
Flora
Plants
Fire
Religious rites
Beliefs and cultures
Animal tales
Trickster tales
Storytelling
Fables
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a_s1576_12_c84-005Interview with Margaret Cypress, Seminole craftswomanSoundBasket maker
Dollmakers
Fieldwork
Life histories
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Basket work
Oral histories
Dollmaking
Indian reservations
Palmetto weaving
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a_s1576_t82-050Interview with Seminole basketmaker and needle worker Ethel SantiagoSoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sweetgrass baskets
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Palmetto weaving
Plants
Toys
Dolls
Clothing and dress
Storytelling
Tales
Basket maker
Needleworkers
Dollmakers
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a_s1640_20_tape21Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de ArmasSoundApprentices
Venezuelan Americans
Harps
Interviews
Oral communication
Latinos
Children
String instruments
Teaching of folklore
Sound recordings
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1640_20_tape26Interview with Venezuelan harpist Jesus Rodriguez and apprentice Ana Marie de ArmasSoundApprentices
Venezuelan Americans
Latinos
Interviews
Sound recordings
Teaching of folklore
Musical instruments
Harpists
Musicians
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a_s1622_03_tape14James Billie presentation on alligator wrestling at the American Indian Days festivalSoundNative Americans
Seminole Indians
Field recordings
Ethnic festivals
Presentations
Alligator wrestling
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a_s1640_22_tape24Jesús Rodríguez & apprentice Cecilia Santos interview for the Folk Arts Apprenticeship ProgramSoundField recordings
Venezuelan Americans
Apprentices
Hispanic Americans
Framed harps
Chordophones
Interviews
Oral narratives
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Lena Osceola & Ethel Santiago interview for the Seminole Video ProjectLena Osceola & Ethel Santiago interview for the Seminole Video ProjectsoundBasket maker
Field recordings
Interviews
Seminole Indians
Tribal lands
Native Americans
Clans
Folktales
Folk dance -- Seminole
Rituals
Religious songs
Foodways
Storytelling
Basket making
Sweetgrass baskets
Palmetto weaving
Healers
Complementary and alternative medicine
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a_s2029_01_tape08Los Fronterizos de Matamoros and Grupo Sensacion recording session.SoundSingers
Musicians
Accordionists
Fieldwork
Music performance
Latinos
Music Latin America
Arts, Mexican
Ethnicity, Mexico
Mexican Americans
Concerts
Conjunto music
Accordion music
Polka music
Bands (Music)
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a_s2029_01_tape07Lupe Sanchez interview at the Cinco de Mayo Festival for the Mexican American Music SurveySoundField recordings
Interviews
Struck keyboard zithers
Oral narratives
Pianos
Mexican Americans
Instrumentalists
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