NOLA Mardi Gras Indians: Super Sunday

Mardi Gras Indians are Black Carnival revelers in New Orleans, Louisiana, who dress up for Mardi Gras in suits influenced by Native Americanceremonial apparel. Collectively, their organizations are called “tribes”. There are about 38 tribes. They range in size from half a dozen to several dozen members. The groups are largely independent, but a pair of umbrella organizations loosely coordinate the Uptown Indians and the Downtown Indians. In addition to Mardi Gras … Continue reading NOLA Mardi Gras Indians: Super Sunday