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Collection ID is exactly "1" AND Geographic Term is exactly "Immokalee Seminole Indian Reservation (Fla.)"
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Ethel Santiago teaching Margaret Cypress sweetgrass basket making

Ethel Santiago teaching Margaret Cypress sweetgrass basket making

Date
1984-02
Description
Three proof sheets with 78 black and white images (plus negatives). Santiago and Cypress were among the first participants in the Florida Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program in 1983-1984. As a master folk artist, Santiago taught Cypress how to make sweetgrass baskets. Images include them gathering sweetgrass, weaving baskets, and of Owen transcribing tapes at the reservation. Traditionally, Seminoles baskets were shallow and woven from palmetto fronds. Circa 1930, sweetgrass baskets, inspired perhaps by African American arts, were designed to represent 'authentic' Seminole culture for the tourist trade. Over time, they became traditional. 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 held each year until 2003.
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Four Corners of the Earth

Four Corners of the Earth

Date
1983
Description
One video recording. (3/4 tape; 27:40 minutes) Jeannette Cypress narrated. Produced by Bulger and directed by Mike Dunn. 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 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. The video can also be viewed online on the Folkstreams web page at http://www.folkstreams.net/film,139
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Grass baskets at the Immokalee Seminole Reservation

Grass baskets at the Immokalee Seminole Reservation

Date
1983-02
Description
Fifteen color slides. Traditionally, Seminoles baskets were shallow woven from palmetto fronds. Circa 1930, sweetgrass baskets, inspired perhaps by African American arts, were designed to represent 'authentic' Seminole culture for the tourist trade. Over time, they became traditional. Images were taken as part of the Seminole Slide and Tape Project at Immokalee Reservation, located in Everglades, Florida. Slides are numbered 1-18 (missing slides 8, 12, 15). The Immokalee reservation was created in the 1930s, and is one of five Seminole reservations in Florida. 1-18: Prize winning grass baskets created by Ethel Santiago.
Collection
Grass baskets at the Immokalee Seminole Reservation

Grass baskets at the Immokalee Seminole Reservation

Date
Description
Thirteen color slides. Images taken as part of the Seminole Slide and Tape Project at Immokalee Reservation, located in Everglades, Florida. Slides are numbered 21-33. The Immokalee reservation was created in the 1930s, and is one of five Seminole reservations in Florida. 21-23: Construction of a chickee (traditional Seminole home); 24-33: Grass baskets created by Donna Frank. Slide log sheet included.
Collection
Images of Immokalee Seminole Indian Reservation

Images of Immokalee Seminole Indian Reservation

Date
1983-08-09
Description
Twenty-seven color slides. Images are of houses, constrcution, landscape and business at the Immokalee 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.
Collection
Images of Immokalee Seminole Indian Reservation

Images of Immokalee Seminole Indian Reservation

Date
1983-08-09
Description
One proof sheet with 30 black and white images (plus negatives). Images of the chickees, other structures, thatched roofs, and various yards. For more images, see S 1577, volume 23, slides S83-2994 - S83-3020. 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.
Collection
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.
Collection
Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and food

Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and food

Date
1984
Description
Three reel to reels. Santiago discuss and demonstrates Seminole cooking. She discusses fry bread, sofkee, clan systems, proper creation and maintenance of log fireplaces (use cypress and oak), boiling, proper welcoming of guests, role of men and women and children in food preparation, cooking training, use of corn, cooking in different weather, use of fire, and stories/beliefs connected with cooking. 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.
Collection
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.
Collection
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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Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
Ethel Santiago teaching Margaret Cypress sweetgrass basket makingEthel Santiago teaching Margaret Cypress sweetgrass basket makingStill ImageBasket maker
Apprentices
Fieldwork
Teaching of folklore
Basket making
Sweetgrass baskets
Native Americans
Seminole Indians
Ethnicity, Seminole
Material culture
Plants
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Four Corners of the EarthFour Corners of the EarthMoving ImageVideo recording
Documentary videos
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Indian reservations
Fieldwork (educational method)
Interviews
Interviewing on television
Oral narratives
Oral communication
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Grass baskets at the Immokalee Seminole ReservationGrass baskets at the Immokalee Seminole ReservationStill ImageBasket maker
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Community
Baskets
Sweetgrass baskets
Native Americans
Containers
Contests
Material culture
Grass weaving
Palmetto weaving
Woven goods
Indian reservations
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Grass baskets at the Immokalee Seminole ReservationGrass baskets at the Immokalee Seminole ReservationStill ImageBasket maker
Seminole Indians
Basket making
Community
Baskets
Sweetgrass baskets
Native Americans
Containers
Contests
Material culture
Grass weaving
Palmetto weaving
Woven goods
Indian reservations
Chickee
Architecture
Community planning
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Images of Immokalee Seminole Indian ReservationImages of Immokalee Seminole Indian ReservationStill ImageFieldwork
Architecture
Construction + architecture
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Native Americans
Building
Structures
Indian reservations
Needleworkers
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Images of Immokalee Seminole Indian ReservationImages of Immokalee Seminole Indian ReservationStill ImageFieldwork
Indian reservations
Seminole Indians
Chickee
Thatch roofs
Architecture
Houses
Structures
Flags
Cookware
Construction + architecture
Native Americans
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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_t84-127Interview with Ethel Santiago on Seminole cooking and foodSoundFieldwork
Documentary videos
Interviews
Ethnicity, Seminole
Seminole Indians
Indian reservations
Native Americans
Food preparation
Cooking and dining
Demonstrations
Seminole cookery
Corn
Bread
Fireplaces
Fire
Religious rites
Cypress
Oak
Pots
Storytelling
Clans
Cookware
Cookery (Corn)
Boiling (Cookery)
Beliefs and cultures
Cooks
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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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