Camp, clan and kind among the Cow Creek Seminole of Florida by Alexander Spoehr

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  • Social life and customs,
  • Seminole Indians,
  • Kinship

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Other titlesChanging kinship systems., Florida Seminole camp., Kinship system of the Seminole.
Statementby Alexander Spoehr. Kinship system of the Seminole / by Alexander Spoehr. The Florida Seminole camp / by Alexander Spoehr. Changing kinship systems / by Alexander Spoehr
SeriesAnthropological series -- v.33, no. 1-4., Publication - Field Columbian Museum -- 498 ; 513; 567; 583., Fieldiana -- v. 33, no. 1-4., Publication (Field Museum of Natural History) -- 498 ; 513; 567; 583.
LC ClassificationsGN 2 F45 v.33 no.1-4
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Pagination235 p. :
Number of Pages235
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Open LibraryOL26543387M

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Camp, clan, and kin among the Cow creek Seminole of Florida by Alexander Spoehr,Field Museum Press edition. The Seminole Tribe of Florida is a federally recognized Seminole tribe based in the U.S. state of er with the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma and the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, it is one of three federally recognized Seminole received that status in ; today it has six Indian reservations in Florida.

Inthe Tribe established tax-free smoke. The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida is a federally recognized Native American tribe in the U.S. state of were part of the Seminole nation until the midth century, when they organized as an independent tribe, receiving federal recognition in The Miccosukee speak the Mikasuki language, which is mutually intelligible with the Hitchiti language, is considered its.

Each Seminole Indian born of a Seminole mother is a member of her "Clan" - a traditional extended family unit. Husbands traditionally went to live in the wife's clan camp.

Each clan is characterized by a non-human entity with which is shares many. With the War ofthe British tried to use the Creek Indians and the Seminole and the escaped Africans living in Florida against the new republic but they broke off their efforts, with the closing of the war, before they had completed this process, leaving the Seminole (of all ethnic groups) and their African allies high and by: Seminole Nation Clans.

The clan was the second major element of Seminole Society. Like the band, clan membership was inherited from the mother. The clan were considered to be close kin and could not marry one another. Relations by marriage were also extended to all members of the affected clan.

This is the history of a remarkable nation, the only Indian tribe that never officially made peace with the United States. General Thomas Sidney Jesup admired the Seminoles as adversaries: "We have, at no former period in our history, had to contend with so formidable an enemy.

No Seminole proves false to his country, nor has a single instance occurred of a first rate warrior. - Clans - Each Seminole Indian born of a Seminole mother is a member of her "Clan" - a traditional extended family unit.

Husbands traditionally went to live in the wife's clan camp. Each Camp is characterized by a non-human entity with which is shares many traits, such as strenght, courage, or endurance.

There are eight Seminole clans - Panther, Bear, Deer, Wind. Seminole, Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Muskogean branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages).They separated (their name means "separatist") from the Creek in the early 18th cent.

and settled in the former territory of the Apalachee in Florida. made no mention of sails. However, 1 Indian group, the Florida Seminole, frequently manufactured sailing vessels and used them extensively.

Fortunately, it is possible to determine the construction of some of these craft, even though they are not in use among the Seminole today. Many documents refer to sea-faring by the Seminole. Just a few of.

The Florida Seminole are a people containing, to some extent, the posterity of tribes diverse from the Creek in language and in social and political organization; but so strong has the Creek influence been in their development that the Creek language, Creek customs, and Creek regulations have been the guiding forces in their history, forces by.

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Cow Creek band, as part of a comparative study of Southeastern social organization which also involved field work in Oklahoma among the Seminole, Creek, Choctaw, and Cherokee, before and after his Florida work. The major emphasis in his study was on changes in kinship terminology and kinship usages.

The Florida. Readers discover Seminole history and culture in this richly designed, and well-researched volume. Its in-depth exploration of Seminole history begins with prehistoric times and continues to the present. Among the topics examined are the Seminoles' arrival in Florida in the s, the place of black Seminoles in their society, their struggles to protect their territory.

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Aren, Iden and Erysse experience what life was like more than a century ago -- and they see. Seminole, North American Indian tribe of Creek origin who speak a Muskogean the last half of the 18th century, migrants from the Creek towns of southern Georgia moved into northern Florida, the former territory of the Apalachee and about those migrants had begun to be known under the name Seminole, probably derived from the Creek word.

The two Seminole chiefs who signed the Treaty of Payne's Landing were Chief ____ and Chief ____ Creek The Treaty of Ft. Gibson contained an agreement that the Seminoles would move west as part of the ___ Nation. History of Seminole Indians. STUDY. PLAY. The First Seminole War () Big Players: Red Stick, Creek Warriors, and African Slaves, Also referred to as the Florida War- problems between Indians and Americans (not known as Seminoles).

Leads to second seminole war, boundary conflicts, cattle raids, and preventing runaway slaves to cross the. Seminole used war clubs and tomahawks during the skirmishes fought between tribes and with the early settlers. Both are striking weapons and best when used at short range. The tomahawk was originally a hatchet-like weapon with a stone head.

Iron heads replaced stone as metalworking skills spread from tribe to tribe. Blow Gun and Darts. Cow Creek is an unincorporated community in Volusia County, Florida, United States.

Cow Creek is 11 miles (18 km) west-southwest of Oak Hill. As ofCow Creek is private property. The Seminole household is cheerful, its members are mutually confiding, and, in the Indian’s way, intimate and affectionate. The Seminole Gens. Of this larger body of kindred, existing, as I could see, in very distinct form among the Seminole, I gained but little definite knowledge.

What few facts I secured are here placed on record. The Seminole Tribe and the Origins of Indian Gaming. Matthew L.M. Fletcher The Seminole Tribe of Florida (“Tribe”) has played, perhaps, the most important role in the origins and development of Indian gaming in the United States of any single tribe.

The Tribe opened the first tribally owned, high stakes bingo hall in 1. Florida State University History Professor Andrew Frank speaks about the Creek Indians and the First Seminole War, which took place in the early 19th century in.

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The eight clans of today’s Seminole Tribe of Florida are the followers of Sam Jones/Abiaki, the legendary Seminole leader who fiercely protected the remaining Seminoles, taking refuge in the Everglades, where alligators became, instead of a clan, an iconic symbol of Seminole culture.

Figure 2: Fall AQ featuring Sam Jones/Abiaki. The Seminole were originally part of the Creek Indian Nation. When European settlers forced the Creeks from their homes, some groups moved south into Florida rather than being forced west.

These tribes banded together to form a new tribe, the Seminole. They adapted their homes and way of life to fit the marshlands of theFile Size: 1MB. Today, many Seminole live on small farms in Oklahoma. They were among the Five Civilized Tribes that include the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, and Choctaw.

The Seminole that remained in Florida make a living by hunting, fishing, farming, raising cattle, or working in tourism. (Seminole Indians ). Barnhart, Donald L. “Upper Creek Chief Opothleyahola led his people in a fighting retreat during the Civil War.” Wild West June 14, Print.

Cattelino, Jessica. “Florida Seminole Housing and the Social Meanings of Sovereignty.” Anthropology: Print. The Seminole family name was found in the USA between and The most Seminole families were found in the USA in In there were 9 Seminole families living in Vermont.

This was about 60% of all the recorded Seminole's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Seminole families in The Seminole people are divided into smaller groups called clans. This is an extension of the traditional family unit. When two people got married, the man would go to live with his new wife's clan.

There are eight Seminole clans including Deer, Bear, Panther, Snake, Otter, Bird, Bigtown, and Wind.

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On the seventh day of. Florida State’s pre-game ritual, a tribute to Chief Osceola on horseback, was developed in consultation with the Seminole Tribe. (Phelan M. Ebenhack/Associated Press) Reporter who. Visit the Book Lists page for more information on eBooks.

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