Seminole Legends, Dances and Religious Songs
Scope and Content
Recorded at Big Cypress Indian Reservation, June 24, 1957, and the Dania (now Hollywood) Indian Reservation, June 26, 1957. Segments 1-6 were made at Big Cypress. The last segment was recorded at the Mekasukey Independent Baptist Church at the Hollywood Indian Reservation.
00:00:00-00:04:25. Legend of the Corn told by Wesbter Wise, AKA Webster Talamasee.
00:04:25-00:08:30. Legend of the coontie flour told by Webster Wise.
00:08:30-00:13:20. Numbers Song and counting in five Indian languages. Sung and told by Josie Billy.
00:13:20-00:14:45. Hunting Dance Song sung by Johnny Cypress.
00:14:45-00:17:46. Religious song sung by Johnny Cypress and Webster Wise.
00:17:47-00:21:00. Stump Dance (Busketah) song performed at Green Corn Dance Ceremony sung by Johnny Cypress.
00:21:00-00:30:43. Gospel songs sung in English by high school girls. Narration between songs in native language. The recording stops abruptly.
- England, Ira Albert. (Person)
Language of Materials
0.01 Linear feet (Reel audio recording, 7 1/2 ips, Mono. Duration: 00:30:43)
- Seminole Legends, Dances and Religious Songs
- Finding aid prepared by Dept. Staff
- August 2004
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- Description is written in English.
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