Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie, right, discussing herbs with her apprentice Mary Johns - Clewiston, Florida

Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie, right, discussing herbs with her apprentice Mary Johns - Clewiston, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/109332
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Title

  • Seminole healer Susie Jim Billie, right, discussing herbs with her apprentice Mary Johns - Clewiston, Florida

Image Number

  • FA3384

Year

  • 1994

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General Note

  • Seminole artist Mary Johns learned about herbal medicine from her maternal grandmother and cousin, both of whom were keepers of tribal wisdom.
  • Born in Collier County at the turn of the twentieth century, Billie has lived on the Big Cypress Reservation for 35 years. Billie combines extensive knowledge of herbs and their healing properties with songs and rituals in her healing practice.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 35 mm.

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: S1640B19FF1.

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