Interview with Ausettua Amor Amenkum, Big Queen of the Washitaw Nation and the Founder of Kumbuka African Drum and Dance Collective Reunion.

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Interview with Ausettua Amor Amenkum, Big Queen of the Washitaw Nation and the Founder of Kumbuka African Drum and Dance Collective Reunion.

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This is a video of an interview with Ausettua Amor Amenkum by Kim Vaz-Deville.

Ausetta Amor Amendum talks about the history of being associated with the Mardi Gras Indian culture, when she started, what it means to be a Big Queen, the suits she made and the connection between African Americans and the Native Americans.

Publication Date

1-1-2020

Publisher

Xavier University of Louisiana

City

New Orleans, Louisiana.

Keywords

Mardi Gras Indians, Mardi Gras Indian culture, Mardi Gras Indian suits

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | Digital Humanities

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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: 26 minutes.

Interview with Ausettua Amor Amenkum, Big Queen of the Washitaw Nation and the Founder of Kumbuka African Drum and Dance Collective Reunion.

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