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The Seminole Indians


Introduction | How They Came to Be | Religious Beliefs | Native Clothing and Housing | Green Corn Ceremony | Death and Burial Ritual | Conclusion


         In conclusion, the Seminoles are a people of great culture and rich traditions. As seen through their religion, clothing, and ceremonies, the Seminoles never abandoned their ancient traditions. Though some were converted to Christianity as a result of the white mans influence, others preferred to stick with their ancient beliefs. Their rituals and ceremonies have long been practiced and will continue to do so as long as their strong sense of self will outshine any other influence, as some have done with the white man. This is evident in their burial customs. They managed to adhere to their ancient traditions and continue to practice their ancient burial customs.


Seminole Chief