Mardi Gras Indians

The Wild Mohicans

Thu, 08/16/07
Authored by David Weinberg
This is the story of the history of the Mardi Gras Indians, and a glimpse at one tribe in particular and how they are working with other tribes to keep the tradition alive in the city of New Orleans. In this piece we hear from the members of the Wild Mohicans as well as C... Read more

Sweet Home New Orleans

Thu, 05/31/07
Authored by David Weinberg
Sweet Home New Orleans (SHNO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to revitalizing the music and cultural community within the neighborhoods of New Orleans by helping our tradition bearers secure stable, affordable housing. SHNO is a collaboration of service providers th... Read more

White Buffalo Day Celebrations Take Place on the Anniversary of Katrina

Tue, 09/12/06
Authored by George Ingmire
This year, the spiritual celebration of White Buffalo Day fell on the first anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. WWOZ DJ and Street Talk reporter George Ingmire reports on how that coincidence gave a special gravity to the performances and rituals enacted by Mardi Gras Indi... Read more

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