candid photo capture!
Very cool! I love it that they preserve the traditional dress.
Thanks for sharing! It looks very creative and colorful. However can't say how comfortable that dress would be!! :-)
Ah thanks Jacob. I'm going to have to check a few things, I wouldn't have associated Seminoles with beaded buckskin.
What a solemn posture and colorful dress. I'm curious about the crafts.
I love it! I love ethnic arts, crafts and clothing (of almost any tribe or country) and I wish those of native Americans were available here too, but I haven't seen any at all!
He sure looks the part:-) Great shot.
That's a heavy looking costume .. all those beads and feathers ... I am guessing its some sort of ceremonial costume ... nice shot!
Native American outfits are just fantastic!
The Seminoles are the only Native Americans that never surrendered to the white-eyes.Or so I am told. Great outfits he is wearing. MB
I think you're right Mary Beth...
Are the shoes also traditional?LOLGreat picture!Cezar
@ Vogon Poet - Some of the crafts involved jewelry and leather but one man showed off his canoes!
@ Cezar & Leia - I think so...but I don't know. And he might not be a Seminole, he could be from the North Pole. I dunno. ;-)
Hi Jacob,Thank you so much for your comments on my blog. I appreciate what you wrote. You have so many good points. Thank you.About the daily picture: It's wonderful. You really have an eye for images.Have a wonderful day!
I have mixed feelings when I see such a picture. The treatment by Andrew Jackson of the Seminoles was so filled with deceit and cruelty. You should see what happened to their chief Osceola. Thanks again for your thoughtful comments on my blog. Lee
@ Lee - I'm with you. Jackson hated all Indians with a passion and was a rabid racist to boot. Osceola was tricked to "come in" with a promise of immunity, then imprisoned and later died in prison.Fairly typical. The U.S. made over 150 treaties with the Indian nations over a period of 100 years and did not keep one of them!
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and this woman don't be afraid
It makes me wonder what he is thinking? They have a sad past but the Seminoles are making lots of money now in the gambling arenas in Florida.
It's so interesting to learn about the lives of the natives before we Europeans came and treated them like crap. When I was a kid, I used to wish I was Native American and lived in a teepee. Of course, our Native Americans over here lived much differently than those from the southern states. It gets much colder here, and it's quite a bit drier.
Nice looking man. I really like the kneehigh footwear & of course, the headress.BTW - I'm glad you enjoy the views of the Palos Verdes coastline. I enjoy your reminiscenses about Calif coast.
I have such a soft spot for Native American Indians. I don't know why. It would be an honour to meet one.Thanks for visiting Norwich Daily Photo and leaving your comment. Do come back for more of Norwich tomorrow!joyA Pinay In EnglandYour Love CoachI, Woman
You took this picture just for me right Jacob?
@ Lois - Yup!
um hes not southern florida semilnole, but oklahoma seminole. THe florida seminoles do not dress like plains indians, the ones thatr went on the trail of tears did. SO there are 2 different groups, the ones thart stayed and refused to leave, and the ones that left. THe ones that left kept with the plains culture and dress, the ones that didnt wear different regalia then this ty
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