Interview with Mystic Medicine Man, Who Runs Medicine for the Golden Feather Hunters Trib.

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Interview with Mystic Medicine Man, Who Runs Medicine for the Golden Feather Hunters Trib.

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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.

Publication Date

1-1-2020

Publisher

Xavier University of Louisiana

City

New Orleans, Louisiana

Keywords

Mardi Gras Indians, New Orleans, Mardi Gras Indian suits

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Digital Humanities | Social and Cultural Anthropology

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.

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Filmed and edited by Lexcie Thomas.

Produced and directed by Kim Vaz-Deville.

Time: 22 minutes

Interview with Mystic Medicine Man, Who Runs Medicine for the Golden Feather Hunters Trib.

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