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.
Xavier University of Louisiana.
New Orleans, Louisiana.
Mardi Gras Indians, Mardi Gras Indian suits, New Orleans, African American culture
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Vaz-Deville, Kim and Thomas, Lexcie, "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." (2020). Masked in Mardi Gras: Afro Diasporic Sacred Traditions in the New Orleans Carnival. 11.