Topic: Seminole

Diana Fletcher, African Native American School Teacher

Diana Fletcher (1838 – ?) is thought to be the daughter of an enslaved African who ran away to seek freedom in Florida, and a Seminole woman who died on “The Trail of Tears,” the forced relocation of American Indians to Oklahoma. It is said that she was separated from her father, once in Oklahoma, […]

Black and Red Seminoles, A Proud Matriarchal Society

Estilustis and Estecates – Florida’s Black and Red Cowboys, Cattle Herders, and Underground Railroad Conductors of the South. Long before Florida was a U. S. state, it was home to diverse freedom seekers who found refuge from slavery, established thriving communities and prospered on Florida’s frontier. Florida’ original inhabitants were southeastern American Indians who had […]

Alvon Griffin, Creator of Two Worlds Indigenous Radio

Alvon Griffin, originator and host of Two Worlds Indigenous Radio on WMNF 88.5FM (Tampa, FL) Every Sunday from 9pm to 11pm (EST) Live Stream WMNF 88.5FM Alvon also teaches youth anger management & conflict resolution skills thru drumming & acting/theater in the juvenile justice system & after care in Florida. He created a system, using […]
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