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.
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?
Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Fla. (January 28, 2022) – Ah-Tha-Thi-Ki means “a place to learn, a place to remember." Tucked into the Big Cypress Reservation, the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is so much more than just a destination. Come join us through this walk through of the Museum's 360 degree Virtual Tour!
Welcome to 2022! What better way to ring in the new year than the 7th installment of our 8 part series highlighting Seminole Tourism, past and present? In this series, we have been showcasing how tourism has been a key part of the Seminole entrepreneurial spirit for over a century using articles from The Seminole Tribune. Today’s article features a business profile of Big Cypress Landing from 2013.
Hello! Welcome to the sixth installment in our 8 week series highlighting Seminole Tourism, past and present. In this series, we will be showcasing how tourism has been a key part of the Seminole entrepreneurial spirit for over a century using articles from The Seminole Tribune. Today’s featured article is about objects donated to the Museum from the tourist trade and outside of it. Note that this article was written when the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum was still closed to the public. As of August 21st, 2021, it is reopened.