Seminole folk songs include those used to treat the sick and injured, and to encourage animals to be easily hunted. Hunting songs were a cappella and call-and-response.
The two major ritual dances were the Green Corn Dance, held in June, and the Hunting Dance, held in October. Other informal dances were held throughout the year, with some specific dances only performed in either summer or winter. Many dances were connected with an animal spirit, such as the Snake, the Crawfish and the very important Alligator.