Interview with Mystic Medicine Man, Who Runs Medicine for the Golden Feather Hunters Trib.
Video interview of Mystic Medicine Man by Kim Vaz-Deville. The Mystic Medicine Man talks about the Black masking tradition, which is retained from the slavery days. He explains that the Medicine Man is a lost position in the present time with the Mardi Gras indians. He also talks about the influence of African cutlure and Haitian culture and also about designing mardi gras indian suit incorporating themes such as love and war.
Xavier University of Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
Mardi Gras Indians, New Orleans, Mardi Gras Indian suits
Arts and Humanities | Digital Humanities | Social and Cultural Anthropology
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Vaz-Deville, Kim and Thomas, Lexcie, "Interview with Mystic Medicine Man, Who Runs Medicine for the Golden Feather Hunters Trib." (2020). Mystery in Motion: African American Spirituality in Mardi Gras. 10.