Interview with Demond Melancon, Big Chief of the Young Seminole Hunters.
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Interview with contemporary artist Demond Melancon by Kim Vaz-Deville at his home in New Orleans. He talked about the history of his association with Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans, his own family connections to the Indian tribes, the Mardi-Gras Indian suits and the masks he made and representations of african heritage.
Xavier University of Louisiana.
New Orleans, Louisiana
Mardi Gras Indians, Mardi Gras Indian suites, Mardi Gras Indian Masks
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Vaz-Deville, Kim and Thomas, Lexcie, "Interview with Demond Melancon, Big Chief of the Young Seminole Hunters." (2020). Masked in Mardi Gras: Afro Diasporic Sacred Traditions in the New Orleans Carnival. 15.