Interview with Santeria priest Ernesto Pichardo

235128
Date
1985-08-15
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel tapes. Interview with Pichardo about Santeria. He discusses Santeria dancing, medicine, food, and philosophy; origins of Santeria; Santeria under Batista, Castro, and in Miami; African origins; apprenticeships; and present customs. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahaman, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T85-146
Item ID
T85-145
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

Saturday performances at the 1986 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Stage) (Reel 6)

237876
Date
05/24/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Sound
Item ID
T86-38 (C86-81)
Pichardo, Ernesto

Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 3)

240897
Date
03/23/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-34a
Pichardo, Ernesto

Ernesto Pichardo and Bata drummers performing at Historical Museum of Southern Florida during Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

106344
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA1162
Pichardo, Ernesto.

Images from the First Annual South Florida Folklife Festival (1986)

236377
Date
1986-03-22
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
199 color slides. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. The festival consisted of folk demonstrations, food booths, workshops, and musical performances. Cultures and folkways exhibited included Mexican, Venezuelan, Haitian. Jamaican, Cuban, African American, and Jewish. Many of these images have been described in more detail elsewhere in the database. In 1987, the name of the festival was changed to the Traditions Festival.
Type
Still Image
Pichardo, Ernesto

Metro-Dade Folklife Area at 1986 Florida Folk Festival: Santeria demonstration area

235127
Date
1986-05-24
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six color slides. Demonstration of the material culture, practices, and rites of Santeria (The Way of the Saints), a syncretic belief system combining elements of West African religion with Catholicism. Ernesto was an italero, or a high priest of Santeria. Carman was his mother, and made Santeria-related clothing and crafts. For an interview with Pichardo, see S 1576, T85-145 - S85-146. The Dade Folk Arts Survey was conducted in 1986 by folklorists Tina Bucuvalas, Nancy Nusz and Laurie Sommers in order to identify folk arts and folk artists for the special folklife area at the 34th Annual Florida Folk Festival. The traditions are mainly Haitian, Jamaican, Mexican, Bahamian, Cuban and Jewish and cover a wide range of skills and art forms.
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S86-4701 - S86-4706
Pichardo, Ernesto

Scenes from the South Florida Folk Festival (Video 2)

240896
Date
03/22/1986
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Type
Moving Image
Item ID
V86-33
Pichardo, Ernesto

Ernesto Pichardo, standing, and Bata drummers performing at Historical Museum of Southern Florida during Traditions Festival - Miami, Florida

111628
Date
1986
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA5851
Pichardo, Ernesto.

Recordings of the First Annual South Florida Folk Festival (Day Two)

238886
Date
1986-03-23
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Six audio cassettes. Sponsored by the Historical Museum of Southern Florida, the festival was held at the Metro-Dade Cultural Center. In 1987, the name of the festival was changed to the Traditions Festival. Stock and Sommers served as emcees. Mariachi Jalisco consisted of: Francisco Rodriguez, guitar; Gabriel Mateo, trumpet; José Areano, guitarón; Hector Varel, trumpet; Pablo Martinez, vihuela. The Billy Rolle Jazz Band consisted of: Billy Rolle, alto and tenor sax; Noel Cruz, electric piano; Robert Cooper, string bass; Al Greers, drums. The bata drummers consisted of: Rinaldo Pena, drum; Arturo Pena, drum; Cerresta Quinzano, drum; Ernesto Pichardo, vocals. Bronsztein played the clarinet, while Bracha joined him on electric piano.
Type
Sound
Item ID
C86-7
Item ID
C86-8
Item ID
C86-9
Item ID
C86-10
Item ID
C86-11
Item ID
C86-12
http://fpc.dos.state.fl.us/memory/collections/folklife/folklife

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