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Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 6)
Folklore revival festivals
One audio cassette tape. Serrante continues from C96-108 and discusses instruments such as the "talking drum", calabash shaker, Brazil shaker, agugo or African hand bell. He performs "Calypso Song" on the steel drum. He also explains Calypso music and how it can "bring the world together". Chief Billie of the Seminole Indians gives an introduction in Indian language (index sheet does not specify whether Seminole or Miccosukee). He performs a song, "Hayoniwa" and counts in Seminole. He explains his native language.
State Archives of Florida, S1576
Florida Folklife Program
Stephen Foster Center
Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park
Florida Folk Festival
Collector or Fieldworker
Florida Folklife Program
Billie, James, 1944-
Ethnicity or Nationality
Title of Work
Explanation of Caribbean instruments (Serrante)
Ah Want It
Steel drum demonstration
Introduction to Seminole language, history and customs
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