Welcome back to our series on Decades of Seminole Tourism! This week, join us as we look at the 1940s. Marked by turmoil and rapid growth, Seminole tourism and economic independence would explode in an unprecedented way in the 1940s.
Did you know that in the 1920s totem poles made their way into Seminole crafts? This week, join us as we look at Seminole totem poles, the complicated history, and how they have become a shared tradition.
Bright, detailed patchwork patterns make clothing instantly recognizable. Seminole patchwork is like nothing else, and reflects identity, culture, and fashion over time. But what makes something patchwork? This week, join us as we look at Seminole patchwork, what it is, and how it developed and changed over the last century.
Welcome back to the second part of this month’s installment of Decades of Seminole Tourism. Last week, we gave a brief overview of the shifts in Seminole tourism from 1910-1920. This week, join us as we learn about the importance of Seminole dolls, their history, and how they embody Seminole resilience and resistance.
Welcome back to the next installment of our series Decades of Seminole Tourism! This month’s installment will span 1910 through 1920, and will be split into two posts. This week, we will look at the rise of the earliest permanent Seminole tourist attractions on Florida’s southeast coast. Next week, check in to learn all about Seminole dolls.
Welcome to the first of a brand-new blog series; decades of Seminole tourism! This week, look back to the early 1900s. Captain Tom Tiger started and ran the first Seminole tourism enterprise in 1904. Although short lived, it would signal a long-lasting relationship between Seminoles and Florida Tourism.