Seminole Doll Making

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Interviews With Seminole Doll Makers

Interview with Mary B. Billie, Seminole Doll Maker
Interview With Mary B. Billie, Seminole Doll maker (Part 1)

Seminole doll maker Mary B. Billie and her daughter, Claudia C. John, discuss the history and practices of Seminole doll making

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Ruby Jumper Billie holding her infant Billie L. Cypress
Interview With Rubie Billie (Interpreted by Betty Mae Jumper)

Rubie Billie, through her interpreter, Betty Mae Jumper, discusses making and selling dolls; women's hairstyles; sewing patchwork design; and teaching children traditional crafts, traditions and values.

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