The Fascinating Folklore Of The Mardi Gras Indians Of New Orleans

Mardi Gras Indians are black Carnival revelers from New Orleans, Louisiana, who dress up in traditional attire allied to their tribe. Communally, these organizations are called “tribes”. The groups are mostly independent, but a pair of umbrella organizations loosely coordinates the Uptown Indians and the Downtown Indians. Their roots can be traced back to when American Indians helped safeguard … Continue reading The Fascinating Folklore Of The Mardi Gras Indians Of New Orleans