Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 1)

239776
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Liliane Nerette Louis, Haitian storyteller, tells "Knick Knack" (a story about a "stupid" family) and a "Bouki" story. She also talks about mother's day in Haiti as well as some Haitian history and culture (such as stories being passed down through women). Kazuko Law and Wako Kai perform Japanese dance (Dionna Godwin of Gulf Breeze, FL, interprets). They perform: traditional wedding dance; Okasa Wakari Bushi (farewell dance); Honan Ondo (folk dance for harvest); Heisei Iwai (dance wishing peace and happiness from Emperor); Kawachi Otoko Busiti (dance about the life of a flamboyant man; they perform this dance twice with audience participation).
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-119
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 4)

239779
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Ann Browning Masters continues from C96-121. Remembranzas del Conuco perform Cuban decimas. Members take turns delivering verse along with music. They are comprised of 12 people - 8 men, 3 women, and one boy; also, 2 guitars, a 12-string lute, maracas, claves and guiro.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-122
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 3)

239778
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. Lucille Frances Fuller continues from C96-120 with another Brother Anansi story in which he tricks his family out of most of their food (moral: be kind and do not use tricks to get your way). Ann Browning Masters discusses Minorcan stories and culture (which she describes as "cracker with Spanish influence"). She recites the poems in which she states vaious St. Augustine voices can be heard.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-121
Mitchell, Renee

Sunday program at the 1996 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Performance Stage) (Tape 2)

239777
Date
1996-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One audio cassette tape. McKenzie served as emcee. Betty Mae Jumper (Hollywood, FL), Seminole storyteller tells the following stories: "Lying Rabbit"; "Bad Angel Story". She also discusses the two different languages of the Seminole tribe: Miccosukee and Creek. She sings: "Jesus Loves Me" in Creek and "Come and Follow Me Up into the Beautiful Mansion…" in Miccosukee. Ed Keeney (New Port Richie, FL), an Irish weaver and fiddler, discusses Irish fiddle music (jigs and reels) and how he began to play music as a child in Ireland and his life afterward in the US. He plays: "Miss McLeod's Reel"; "O'Carolan's Concerto"; a tune plaed in ceili style; Sean McGuire's tune (no name given by Keeney). Lucille Frances Fuller discusses her childhood in Jamaica and differences between children then and today. She also discusses living in Miami. She tells a story about Brother Anansi and Brother Dryhead which demonstrates the importance of community, cooperation, and "niceness".
Type
Sound
Item ID
C96-120
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife

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