Spirit of the Trees: Natural Harmony

The Seminole Nation is made up of remnants of a number of southeastern tribes and escaped slaves who fled to the Florida Everglades and its virgin forests, cypress swamps and rivers of grass. The natural harmony they developed with the Everglades ecosystem ultimately ensured their survival, and today they thrive as the 'unconquered Seminole Nation.' This segment shares their journey into the 21st century through stories, photos, traditions and current efforts to preserve cultural knowledge and natural harmony with the land.

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Film Credits

host
Floyd Red Crow Westerman
director
Catherine Busch-Johnston
videographer
Catherine Busch-Johnston
cultural consultant
Maria Pearson
educational consultant
Janette Monear
editor
Catherine Busch-Johnston
narration
Janette Monear
Catherine Busch-Johnston
makeup artist
Sara Chameides

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