While relations between Seminoles and Gators pre-date the college football teams, the wrestling of alligators by Seminole people dates to the Twentieth Century. Created to satisfy the preconceptions of tourists, this was a tradition invented at tourist attractions in South Florida. For more history, listen to this podcast with alligator wrestler Richard Bowers.
Indian boy wrestling alligator at Musa Isle Indian village: Miami, Florida (19--)
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