Interview with James Sawgrass, August 27, 2016

Project: Living History Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Jim Sawgrass is a member of the Florida Muskogee Creek Tribe and a living history interpreter who has educated the public about Southeastern Native American tribes for over thirty years. He also has extensive film and television credits portraying Native Americans. This interview was recorded at Fort Frederica on Saint Simons Island, Georgia on 27 August 2016 when he was portraying Tomochichi who was a Yamacraw chief along the Georgia coast about 1739.

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2017oh526_lhr026

Interviewee Name

James Sawgrass

Interviewer Name

J. D. Carruthers

Interview Date

2016-08-27

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Sawgrass, James Interview by J. D. Carruthers. 27 Aug. 2016. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Sawgrass, J. (2016, August 27). Interview by J. D. Carruthers. Living History Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Sawgrass, James, interview by J. D. Carruthers. August 27, 2016, Living History Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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