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Collection ID is exactly "13" AND Creator is exactly "Florida Folklife Program"
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Every Island Has Its Own Song, 1988

Every Island Has Its Own Song, 1988

This documentary about Nikitas Tsimouris, a Greek tsabouna player, and his family describes the history of the instrument and its construction, Greek culture and traditions, and the history of the Tsimouris family. There are scenes of Nikitas Tsimouris playing the tsabouna, a type of Greek bagpipe, while his sister Nomiki A. Tsimouris sings and scenes from the Epiphany Day celebration in Tarpon Springs. The film is a co-production of Wedu Television and the Florida Folklife Program, and was funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Folk Arts Program. It was written and produced by Nancy Michael with Peggy Bulger as project director and Yvonne Bryant and Debra Robinson as production assistants. Russ Offenbach is the narrator. The video can also be viewed online on the Folkstreams web page at http://www.folkstreams.net/film,136
"Learned It in Back Days and Kept It: A Portrait of Lucreaty Clark," 1981

"Learned It in Back Days and Kept It: A Portrait of Lucreaty Clark," 1981

This 1981 documentary focuses on the life of Jefferson County basket weaver Lucreaty Clark, a Florida Folk Heritage Award recipient who learned the tradition from her mother. Clark demonstrates the process, from gathering oak splits to weaving the basket. Clark describes her family history, the importance of religion in her life and in the Black community, and how people in the community have used the baskets. There is also footage of a service at Mount Moriah Primitive Baptist Church in Lamont and historical photographs and video footage of the community.
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Every Island Has Its Own Song, 1988Every Island Has Its Own Song, 1988folklife/fpc/memory/omeka_images/video/thumbnails90px/fv-112.jpg
"Learned It in Back Days and Kept It: A Portrait of Lucreaty Clark," 1981"Learned It in Back Days and Kept It: A Portrait of Lucreaty Clark," 1981moving imagesFarms -- Florida -- Jefferson County -- Lamont
Material culture
African American women
African American basket makers
Material culture
Basket makers
Decorative arts
Basket making
Domestic arts
Equipment, Domestic arts
White oak basketry
Water -- Religious aspects
Rites of passage
Belief and custom
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