Brightly colored skeins and rolls of rick rack sit beneath vintage Singer sewing machines still in use by Seminole tribal elders in the Art and Culture Center on July, 24, 2015 in Hollywood, Fla.
This is a piece that I made during an art demonstration at SPC Seminole campus. I was sitting by the lake near an area where the trees parted. The wings represent the foilage, the body, with the gold and bronze, the lake itself. Upcycled item is a pendant.
638087. Two Seminole Indian girls sit in one of the Indian villages of Miami. Miami, Florida, USA. c. 1920s
Smithsonian American Art Museum/Wikimedia Seminole Chief Osceola (Smithsonian American Art Museum/Wikimedia) Osceola Born around 1804 among the Creek Indians in Georgia, Seminole leader Osceola (1804-1838) fought against Andrew Jackson’s forces during the first Seminole Wars of 1817-1818. Fighting with fierce guerrilla tactics against government troops, Osceola later plunged his knife into a treaty he was asked to sign that would have moved his people. Osceola’s action precipitated the…
Three generations of Seminoles sit together (ca.1912). | Florida Memory
Billy Bowlegs became a primary leader of his people during the 2nd Seminole War 1835-1842. He was able to withstand efforts to force his people to move from Florida to Indian Territory now Oklahoma. After the 3rd Seminole War 1855-1858, he finally agreed to take his people to the Indian Territory. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, he spent his last years as a captain in the Union Army's 1st Indian Regiment.
Although craftsman homes were designed mostly for the burgeoning middle class in the early 20th century, their clean lines and "honest" craftsmanship attracted the upper classes, too. A giant one in California is currently on the market now for nearly $10 million. Here are 10 at more affordable price points: Chattanooga, TN 912 S Seminole Dr, Chattanooga, TN For sale: $170,000 This 1905 craftsman sits on nearly a half-acre with a wide porch out front and a swimming pool in back. It…