Maya in Exile documentary

240870
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image

Guatemalan Mayans playing the marimba

235929
Date
1988
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Forty-five color slides. A marimba is a type of xylophone played with a mallet. Master folk artists (and marimba players)Camposeco, Francisco and Mendez entered the program to teach the youth of the Mayan community of Indiantown the marimba. The two official apprentices were Miguel Marroquin and V...
Type
Still Image

Guatemalan Mayans playing the marimba

235928
Date
1987
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One proof with ten images, plus 5 color prints. A marimba is a type of xylophone played with a mallet. Master folk artists (and marimba players) Camposeco, Francisco and Mendez entered the apprenticeship program to teach the youth of the Mayan community of Indiantown to play the marimba. The two o...
Type
Still Image

Guatemalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez at the Miccosukee Reservation

235115
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Sixteen color slides. Gomez was a Guatemalan Mayan living with her family in a chickee in the Miccosukee Seminole Indian Reservation. She and her daughters weaved and sold their goods onsite. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S87-1099 - S86-1117

Guatamalan weaver Cruz Josefina Gomez with her work

236365
Date
1985-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eleven color slides. The Gomez family live on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1985 and 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz an...
Type
Still Image

Guatamalan back strap weaving

236065
Date
1987-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eight color slides. The Gomez family live on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Merri ...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-41 - S92-48

Josefina Gomez back strap weaving at Miccosukee Indian Reservation

236533
Date
1987-09
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Eighteen color slides. The Gomez family lived on the Miccosukee Reservation. Back strap weaving is a Mexican-Mayan tradition that involves a portable loom, allowing the weaver to work in any location. The Florida Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1987 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalis, Steve Fragos, Me...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
49-66

Marimba players at the American Indian Festival

235997
Date
1980
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. Recording of a marimba performance at an American Indian Festival (date and location are unidentified). 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 cultur...
Type
Sound
Item ID
Tape 25

Interview with marimba master artists Pedro Mendez, Pedro Francisco, and Geronimo Camposeco

235932
Date
1987-07-30
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A marimba is a type of xylophone played with a mallet. Master folk artists (and marimba players)Camposeco, Francisco and Mendez entered the program to teach the youth of the Mayan community of Indiantown the marimba. The two official apprentices were Miguel Marroquin and Valent...
Type
Sound

Recording of the Fiesta de San Miguel in Indiantown

235934
Date
1987-09-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette. A marimba is a type of xylophone played with a mallet. Master folk artists (and marimba players)Camposeco, Francisco, and Mendez entered the program to teach the youth of the Mayan community of Indiantown the marimba. The two official apprentices were Miguel Marroquin and Valen...
Type
Sound

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Performance & Dance Stage) (Tape 1)

239964
Date
1997-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT).
Type
Sound
Item ID
D97-1

Friday performances at the 1997 Florida Folk Festival (Main Stage) (Tape 5)

239932
Date
1997-05-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One digital audio tape (DAT). Between 6:30 and 7:45, the Florida Folklife Program presented that year's participants in the apprenticeship program.  Tomas Granado performed Mexican Norteno music.
Type
Sound
Item ID
D97-27

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 11)

239771
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. The Rondalla Filipino String Band continues from C96-113. Jose Silva discusses the Nicaraguan toro huaco dance and Mayan belief.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-114

Saturday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 12)

239772
Date
1996-05-25
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Jose Silva continues from C96-114 with toro huaco and Mayan belief. Mary Johns explains Seminole storytelling and discusses how Native Americans tell similar stories. She tells two "Bat" stories and "The Possum". She talks about how some stories help ...
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-115

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