Voices from Seminole Oral Histories: Jacob Osceola

Image of the First Seminole Indian Baptist Church on the Hollywood Reservation, 1980
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Maybe it was to give us hope. Maybe that is what the preacher was looking for, or that preacher probably went home and told his wife, you see all them Indians, man, they had a high hope. And they ate their meatloaf with mashed potatoes and said, man them Indians, I think they gave us $50 in the offering plate because I gave them hope!

Jacob Osceola, Interview with Rosalyn Howard, 1999 (Source)

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