Florida’s Historical Amnesia and the Real History of Miami

Written by Andrew K. Frank, author of Before the Pioneers: Indians, Settlers, Slaves, and the Founding of Miami   History is as much about remembering the past as it is about forgetting it. In this regard, Miamians have done more of the latter than the former, engaging in a peculiar form of historic amnesia that … Continue reading Florida’s Historical Amnesia and the Real History of Miami

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Available Again: Seminole Indian Recipes

Enjoy a taste of Florida’s history with this collection of hearty recipes inspired by Semi­nole cooking. Each dish evokes a time now past, when foods like venison, coontie, pumpkin, heart of palm, and guava were important parts of delicious feasts across the state. Learn how you can use easy-to-find ingredients—pumpkin, corn­meal, bacon, and beef—to make … Continue reading Available Again: Seminole Indian Recipes

Thatched Roofs and Open Sides

“Takes us on a journey to the heart and soul of Seminole life—the chickee. Dilley ably navigates archaeology, architecture, and oral history to tell the story of the Seminole house, from its origins, through its persistence in the face of modernization, and ending with a glimpse into the future.”—Ryan Wheeler, director, Robert S. Peabody Museum … Continue reading Thatched Roofs and Open Sides

Healing Plants – Now in Paperback

“Not only is this the first book on Seminole native herbal medicine, but it is written in conjunction with Native American herbalist Snow, who combines her vast personal experience with generations of herbal knowledge passed down orally from her ancestors.”—American Herb Association “Snow represents a generation we are rapidly losing—elders who retain traditional knowledge of … Continue reading Healing Plants – Now in Paperback