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Accession number 2015.2
Call# AM1 .A37Spring2004(copy 1)
Summary "Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum News"; Spring 2004; Billy L. Cypress: We Celebrate a Seminole Life
Issue focuses on the contributions of the late Billy L. Cypress.
People pictured are:
Billy L. Cypress (often pictured in a feathered turban)
Tom Gallaher
Lee Tiger
Andrew Daley
Pedro Zepeda
Brian Zepeda
Billy and Carol Cypress
Darrel Wildcat
Carla Wildcat (Oklahoma)
Betty Osceola
Eteau Osceola
Max B. Osceola, Jr.
Melissa Osceola
Timmy Johns
Charles Hiers
Alvin Josephy
Morgan Frank
Sonia Cypress
Rebecca Vasquez
Aaron cypress
Eden Jumper
William Cypress
Colton Vasquez
Dorian Jumper
Carla Cypress
Henry John Billie (canoe maker)

Did You Know?

Billy was in the Army and then the Army reserves for 16 years, attaining the rank of Major.

Billy contributes to many books about Native Americans, including Native Americans and Archeologists: Stepping Stones to Common Ground, and Anthropologists and Indians in the New South.

Billy was the first Florida Seminole to receive a four-year college degree, graduating Stetson University in 1965.

Billy was Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, which opens September 21, 2004. He was also fo the subcommittee for repatriation.

Billy was tribal coordinator for NAGPRA the Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act, and administrator of the Tribal Historic Preservation Office.
Object Name magazine
Title Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum News; Spring 2004; Billy L. Cypress: We Celebrate a Seminole Life
Published Date Spring 2004
Physical Description 8.5 x 11 inch softcover; 10 unnumbered pages; foldout; black and white images
Catalog Number 2015.2.902
Imagefile 102\20152902.JPG
LCNO AM1 .A37 Spring 2004 (copy 1)
Published Place Ft. Lauderdale
Publisher The Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc.