|Call#||AM1 .A37Spring2004(copy 1)|
"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)
Billy and Carol Cypress
Carla Wildcat (Oklahoma)
Max B. Osceola, Jr.
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.
|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|
|LCNO||AM1 .A37 Spring 2004 (copy 1)|
|Published Place||Ft. Lauderdale|
|Publisher||The Seminole Tribe of Florida, Inc.|