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!
Grab your binoculars! Join us this week as we explore the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. Learn all about Florida birds and butterflies in the spring and summertime.
With warmer weather and more places open to visitors, the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation is a great family-friendly day trip destination. Come for a visit! But first, follow along for essential things to pack, directions, and everything YOU need to know to plan your visit.
Participating in Earth Day is a great way to show support, but it is equally important to make ourselves climate conscious every day. Turn your good intentions into good habits! Follow along for ways you can work to change your life and environment for the better, every day of the year.
Do you know what customary use rights are? Join us as we learn more about Big Cypress National Preserve in South Florida, and the rights Seminole and Miccosukee people have in this federally managed space.
This week, we will dive deeper into the history of how Seminole tourist camps came to be, and how they are a symbol of Seminole resilience in a changing world. Come for a visit! Learn how you can still see the history of those camps in Seminole tourism today.