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Interview with Agnes Cypress

Interview with Agnes Cypress

Date
1984-03-27
Description
Two reel to reels. Agnes was the daughter of Seminole Susie Billie, a medicine woman. She discusses medicine; medical treatment on reservations; learning traditional medicine; Green Corn Dance; role of women in medicine; dreams; burial practices; various cures; hair styles; Mikasuki language; and crafts. 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 Carol Cypress

Interview with Carol Cypress

Date
1983-08-10
Description
Three reel to reels (also copied onto C84-112/114). Cypress talks about Seminole culture. She discusses the role of television; Mikasuki language; the effect of drainage canals on leisure activities; air conditioning; healers; marriages; parental discipline; food such as sofke and coontie palm; stick ball game; influence of Western society upon Seminole culture; education; drug use on reservations; lullabies; traditional songs; and basket making. 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 Pat Diamond

Interview with Pat Diamond

Date
1983-08-10
Description
Two reel to reels (also copied onto C84-111/112). Diamond, a secretary to Seminole Chairman Jim Billie, discusses culture on Seminole reservations. Topics include native languages; expanding reservation land; marrying non-Indians; teaching culture to children; reservation and tribal politics; role of women in tribal politics; recent reservation projects; changes that bingo has brought to the reservations; cattle ranching; selling traditional crafts; role of television in Seminole lives; medicine; cultural identification; stick ball games; and tourism. 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 Seminole basketmaker Tommie Jumper (with Judy Bill Osceola interpreting)

Interview with Seminole basketmaker Tommie Jumper (with Judy Bill Osceola interpreting)

Date
1981-11-17
Description
One reel to reel. Jumper discusses (through Osceola) 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. 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 C83-34. 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 Seminole basketmakers Alice and Robert Osceola

Interview with Seminole basketmakers Alice and Robert Osceola

Date
1981-11-19
Description
One reel to reel. The Osceolas discuss basket making - - including when and how they 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 basketry process. 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. 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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Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video Project

Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video Project

Date
1984-03-29
Description
One reel to reel. Joel Frank is a Seminole educator. He discusses the present (c. 1984) state of Seminole education, as well as the history of reservation education; recruiting educated Seminoles for employment; alternative education programs; goals of reservation education; and cultural education. 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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Judy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Judy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape Project

Date
1982-01-28
Description
One audio recording. Interview ends after seventeen minutes due to recording malfunction. Osceola discusses patchwork sewing including when and how they learned the craft; patterns; the choice of colors and fabrics; clothing styles; patchwork designs; and sewing machines. She also describes her childhood. 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. 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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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.
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Seminole Palmetto Dolls slide-tape presentation

Seminole Palmetto Dolls slide-tape presentation

Date
1980
Description
One audio cassette. An educational slide-tape presentation about Seminole doll making. The program was created from earlier fieldwork images and audio recordings. Copied onto T80-96. Duplicate copies can be found in S 1576, box 39, tapes 16-17.
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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.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
a_s1576_t84-123Interview with Agnes CypressSoundHealer
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Oral histories
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Mikasuki language
Alternative medicine
Medicine
Natural medicine
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a_s1576_t84-120Interview with Carol CypressSoundFieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Politics and culture
Stick ball
Ball games
Leisure
Indian Americans
Food preparation
Food habits
Material culture
Family history
Bingo
Education
Sewing
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
Women
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a_s1576_t84-118Interview with Pat DiamondSoundSecretaries
Fieldwork
Interviews
Sound recordings
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Politics and culture
Stick ball
Ball games
Leisure
Indian Americans
Politicians
Tourism
Material culture
Family history
Bingo
Education
Sewing
Religion
Beliefs and cultures
Women
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a_s1576_t82-049Interview with Seminole basketmaker Tommie Jumper (with Judy Bill Osceola interpreting)SoundFieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Basketry
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Palmetto weaving
Plants
Beliefs and cultures
Basket maker
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a_s1576_t82-052Interview with Seminole basketmakers Alice and Robert OsceolaSoundBasket maker
Needleworkers
Dollmakers
Fieldwork
Native Americans
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Interviewing
Interviews
Sound recordings
Sweetgrass baskets
Oral histories
Life histories
Family history
Palmetto weaving
Plants
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Joel Frank interview for the Seminole Video ProjectJoel Frank interview for the Seminole Video ProjectsoundEducators
Field recordings
Interviews
Oral narratives
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Tribal lands
Education
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Judy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape ProjectJudy Bill Osceola interview for the Seminole Slide & Tape ProjectsoundNeedleworkers
Tailors
Field recordings
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Interviews
Needlework
Patchwork
Oral narratives
Textiles
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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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a_s1576_05_c81-021Seminole Palmetto Dolls slide-tape presentationSoundEducation
Interviews
Indigenous peoples
Seminole Indians
Crafts
Field recordings
Dollmaking
Miccosukee Indians
Palmetto
Toys
Native Americans
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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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