Read About the Mardi Gras Indians
Masking Indian: The Black Indians of New Orleans
A Cultural Educational Presentation and Discussion
Mark Lacy, host of World Music on KTRU, Rice University Radio, will explore the Mardi Gras Indians' mysterious traditions and their legacy of defiance after slavery through their history, music and photographs.
Wednesday, April 16, 2003, 3:00pm
UH African American Studies Conference Room
University of Houston, 315 Agnes Arnold Hall
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