RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 42: The Hontoon Island Totems

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Title

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 42: The Hontoon Island Totems

Alternative Title

Hontoon Island Totems Podcast

Subject

Podcasts
Documentaries
Hontoon Island (Fla.)
Archaeology--Florida
Mounds--Florida
State parks
Totems
DeLand (Fla.)

Description

Episode 42 of RICHES Podcast Documentaries: The Hontoon Island Totems. RICHES Podcast Documentaries are short form narrative documentaries that explore Central Florida history and are locally produced. These podcasts can involve the participation or cooperation of local area partners.

Episode 42 explores the material culture of the Native Americans who lived in the Middle St. Johns River area, near what is now Hontoon Island State Park, through the study of three wooden totems found in the area. Hontoon Island State Park is located between the St. Johns River and the Hontoon Dead River in Volusia County, Florida. Archaeologists date inhabitation of Hontoon Island to 7,000 years ago.

Abstract

This podcast examines the material culture of the Native Americans who lived in the Middle St. John’s River area, near what is now Hontoon Island State Park, through the study of three wooden totems found in the area. We discuss the totems with three experts who look at their origins, purpose, symbolism and mythology.

Creator

Hasbrouck, Kim

Source

Original 18-minute and 27-second podcast by Kim Hasbrouck, November 13, 2012: "RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 42: The Hontoon Island Totems." RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 2012-11-13

Date Copyrighted

2012-11-13

Date Issued

2012-11-13

Contributor

Morris, Craig
Sassaman, Kenneth E.
Long, George

Is Part Of

RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Orlando, Florida.
RICHES Podcast Documentaries Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

audio/mp3

Extent

25.3 MB

Medium

18-minute and 27-second

Language

eng

Type

Sound/Podcast

Coverage

Hontoon Island State Park, DeLand, Florida

Accrual Method

Item Creation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by Kim Hasbrouck and published by RICHES of Central Florida.

Contributing Project

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 42: The Hontoon Island Totems." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/2495.
"RICHES Podcast Documentaries, Episode 23: Hontoon Island State Park." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/2475.
"A History of Central Florida, Episode 5: Hontoon Owl Totem." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/3439.
Dreggors, William J., and Rosa Meddaugh. Hontoon Island. DeLand, Fla: West Volusia Historical Society, 2006.
"Hontoon Island State Park." America's Parks. http://www.stateparks.com/hontoon_island.html.
Milanich, Jerald T., and Charles H. Fairbanks. Florida Archaeology. New York: Academic Press, 1980.
"Welcome to Hontoon Island State Park." Florida State Parks. https://www.floridastateparks.org/park-history/Hontoon-Island.
Worth, John E. The Timucuan Chiefdoms of Spanish Florida. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1998.

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Original Format

1 audio podcast

Duration

18 minutes and 27 seconds

Bit Rate/Frequency

192kbps

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