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!
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 join us as we explore the power of postcards! Learn about the development and historic rise and fall of postcards. Explore some postcards from the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Online Collection. Do you have a favorite personal or historic postcard?
In the third and final installment of our Ethics and Native communities series, join us as we learn all about ecotourism and how to be an ethical eco-tourist in Indian Country. Think critically about your role as a tourist, and how to be responsible when it comes to the environment and communities you interact with!
In our second installment of the Ethics and Native cultures series, join us for a conversation about cultural appropriation. What is it? What can YOU do to appreciate other cultures? Avoid falling into the trap of appropriation!
Native arts and crafts are big business – buy do you know where the ones you are buying come from? This week, we are learning about the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 and how to be an ethical consumer of American Indian Art. Follow along for tips and tricks, and why it is important to know about this Act when buying Native art!
From sofkee to pumpkin fry bread, bring a plate and get ready to eat! This week join us as we learn about traditional Seminole foods and how they are important to Seminole people and a culture of resilience and resistance. How many have you had before?