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Collecting Oral Histories from the Poarch Band of the Creek Indians

Published: Jun 22nd, 2018

This Summer a SPOHP team of undergraduate students, graduate students, and SPOHP alumni returned to in Atmore, Alabama to conduct interviews with members of the Poarch Band of the Creek… Read More

Our Year-End Journal is Available Now

Published: Dec 15th, 2017

Dear Friends of the Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, As you will read in this exciting end-of- year progress report, SPOHP has reached more students, scholars, and members of the… Read More

SPOHP Open House Scheduled for Sept. 29

Published: Sep 13th, 2017

September 29th from noon to 2 PM, SPOHP is hosting an Open House in the SPOHP office to welcome students and faculty alike to get acquainted with our program, staff and dozens of exciting on… Read More

MCDA’s Anti-Racism Education Week

Published: Sep 5th, 2017

MCDA is proud to present: Anti-Racism Education Week. Come join us as we engage in an event series on anti-racism education, self-care, and education on the first amendment. This is… Read More

Fall 2017 Internship Applications Are Now Available

Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

The Fall 2017 Internship Application is now open!  SPOHP’s semester-long academic internship is available to graduate and undergraduate students for credit as an introduction to the field of oral history. The… Read More

Congratulations to the Poarch Band of Creek Indians for the 2015 Archives Institutional Excellence Award!

Published: Sep 16th, 2015

The award was granted by the Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, & Museums. SPOHP partners with the Poarch Band to digitize legacy oral histories with tribal members, conducted in the 1970s.

Calvin McGhee Cultural Authority of Poarch Creek Indians Utilizes Oral Histories from Partnership with SPOHP

Published: Oct 23rd, 2013

Gainesville, FL—The Poarch Creek Project at the Samuel Project Oral History Program at the University of Florida, which focused on the digitization of oral histories conducted with the Poarch Creek… Read More

Remembering Dr. James Anthony (Tony) Paredes

Published: Aug 25th, 2013

Dr. Paredes, ethnologist and applied anthropologist, worked with the Poarch Band of Creek Indians throughout his life and developed the Poarch Creek Project at SPOHP. Photo from the Poarch Creek Nation.