Interview with Tyrone Casby, Big Chief of the Mohawk Hunters and Principal of L. B. Landr-O.P. Walker College and Career Preparatory High School.

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Interview with Tyrone Casby, Big Chief of the Mohawk Hunters and Principal of L. B. Landr-O.P. Walker College and Career Preparatory High School.

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A video interview of Tyrone Casby, by Kim Vaz-Deville. Tyrone Casby is an educator from Algiers, near New Orleans and the Big Chief of Mohaw Hunters. He talked about his history with the group, significance of masking tradition, the connection to slavery and native americans, how he likes to incorporate civil rights movement and current political conditions to masking and designing mardi gras indian suits.

Publication Date

1-1-2020

Publisher

Xavier University of Louisiana.

City

New Orleans, Louisiana.

Keywords

Mardi Gras Indians, Mardi Gras Indian suits, New Orleans, African American culture

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: 21 minutes.

Interview with Tyrone Casby, Big Chief of the Mohawk Hunters and Principal of L. B. Landr-O.P. Walker College and Career Preparatory High School.

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