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Seminole Canoes: The Story of a People
November 1, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmFree
The Seminoles have always been connected to the water in various ways. Since the 1850’s they have predominately resided in the Everglades and depended on canoes for their livelihood. Learn the history of the Seminole Dugout Canoe through their present day importance. Presented by Pedro Zepeda.
About the Speaker
Jayne Johnston is the Panther Outreach Specialist for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. She was born in New Jersey but grew up in Florida after moving here when she was 1.5-years old. Johnston graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies and is a certified interpretive guide with the National Association of Interpretation. She has a keen interest in birds and volunteers with Audubon in her spare time and she enjoys teaching environmental education through public outreach, guided hikes, and after-school programs.