The Florida Folklife Reader [NOOK Book]


An overview of the traditional, changing folklife from a vibrant southern state
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The Florida Folklife Reader

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An overview of the traditional, changing folklife from a vibrant southern state
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617031427
  • Publisher: University Press of Mississippi
  • Publication date: 12/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 240
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

Tina Bucuvalas, Tarpon Springs, Florida, is curator of art and historical resources with the City of Tarpon Springs. She is president of the Florida Folklore Society and served as state folklorist and director of the Florida Folklife Program of the Florida Department of State.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Key Largo to Marathon A Report on the Folklife of the Upper and Middle Keys Brent Cantrell 3

African American and West Indian Folklife in South Florida Joyce M. Jackson 10

The Patronal Festival of Vueltas in Cuban Miami: "No One Loses, They Always Win!" Tina Bucuvalas 23

Michael Kernahan A Life in Pan Stephen Stuempfle 35

Folklife of Miami's Nicaraguan Communities Katherine Borland 50

Exploring Peruvian Music in Miami Martha Ellen Davis 67

The Seminole Family Camp Ormond H. Loomis 84

Sacred Steel Robert L. Stone 90

Musical Practice and Memory on the Edge of Two Worlds Kalymnian Tsambóuna and Song Repertoire in the Family of Nikitas Tsimouris Anna Lomax Wood 96

Eternal Be Their Memory! Stavros K. Frangos 154

Richard Seaman's Presence within Florida's Soundscape Gregory Hansen 161

Legacy and Meaning in the Changing Sacred Harp Tradition of the Okefenokee Region Laurie K. Sommers 178

Nativism and Cracker Revival at the Florida Folk Festival Martha Nelson 207

"The Rest Is Up to You and Me" Sunday Morning Band and Ritual Identity in the Florida Panhandle Jerrilyn Mcgregory 225

Maritime Folklife Florida Folklife Nancy Michael Nancy Nusz David Taylor Ormond H. Loomis Peter Roller Merri Belland 237

Selected Florida Folklife Bibliography 275

Appendix I Early Folklife Research in Florida 282

Appendix II Public Folklife Programs in Florida 287

Contributors 291

Index 296

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