In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community champions to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Florida Talks, Museum on Main Street, and more.
Alert: Due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), some events have been cancelled or postponed. We are working to ensure that our events calendar remains accurate. We strongly urge you to call the event contact for any program you are interested in to confirm that the event is still planned.
- This event has passed.
The Privilege of Remaining
Join Reflections of Manatee for a critical discussion about the Seminole people and the confrontations fought in Florida that impacted their way of life. Within the Seminole War (1817-28, 1835-42, 1855-58) were two long periods of cease-fire; long enough that Americans saw it as three wars. For the Seminole people in Florida, however, the War was an ever-present threat shaping the way they lived and the way they interacted with the American settlers during the “times of peace.” The attempts made to broker peace, trade, and even friendship during this time showed that the return to open war was not inevitable, but also why other interests ensured the end of the peace.
Date/time: April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Presented By:Dave Scheidecker, Research Coordinator at Seminole Tribe of Florida