Explore the Native American herbal traditions of the Seminoles.
The sun rises on Johnson Harjo’s grave house (with flowers) at Rock Springs Baptist Church near Sasakwa. It faces east in the traditional way.
One of Johnson Harjo’s transcribed songs, shown with his bubbling pipe and a sprig of cat’s-foot or fragrant cudweed.
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.
Oklahoma sunset reflected on the still waters of Little River north of Sasakwa
Cora Harjo with an anniversary portrait of herself and her husband, medicine man Johnson (also known as George W.) Harjo.