This week, learn a bit about the Florida Folklife Festival! Experience music, crafts, storytelling, food, dancing and more at this year's 70th annual festival in White Springs, FL. Follow along to explore the history of the festival, the integral role Seminole people have played in its popularity and success, and how you can participate.
How much do you know about the Plume Wars in Florida? Grab some popcorn! This week follow along as we talk about the Native Reel Cinema Festival, the Plume Wars in Florida, and the 1958 film Wind Across the Everglades.
Last week, we explored the history of Seminole basket-making. This week, join us as we take a look at Seminole basket makers, how important it is to support traditional makers, and threats to the craft.
Have you ever seen a Seminole sweetgrass basket? Seminole sweetgrass baskets gained popularity in the 20th century when they were sold to tourists. Follow along as we learn about Seminole crafts, sweetgrass baskets, and the importance of keeping Seminole crafting traditions alive!