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Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition
Explore and celebrate the history and culture of the nation’s oldest cattle ranching state. See and hear all aspects of Florida cattle ranching traditions, including Cracker cow-whips and unique ranch gate designs, swamp cabbage and other foodways, cowboy church and Cracker cowboy funerals, Seminole ranching past and present, occupational skills such as roping and branding, the vibrant rodeo culture, side-splitting cowboy poetry, feisty cow-dogs, and much more. This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and the New River Public Library Cooperative.
Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
Date/time: April 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Presented By:Robert Stone, Photographer and Folklorist