Seminole Medicine, Plants and Religion

Explore the Native American herbal traditions of the Seminoles.

traditional and ceremonial pieces: turtle-shell rattles worn on the legs by Seminole women during the Green Corn ceremony; squirrel-skin ball and stick for the lively stick-ball games; copper bucket for brewing medicines, with bubbling pipe. In the background are portraits of medicine men from the first half of this century. In the group photo, Ochare, Fixico Ucile, Okuske (Pete) Miller, and Josey Miller. The large portrait is of Pete Miller, whose bucket is shown.