Interview with Demond Melancon, Big Chief of the Young Seminole Hunters.

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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.

Publication Date

1-1-2020

Publisher

Xavier University of Louisiana.

City

New Orleans, Louisiana

Keywords

Mardi Gras Indians, Mardi Gras Indian suites, Mardi Gras Indian Masks

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: 43 minutes

Interview with Demond Melancon, Big Chief of the Young Seminole Hunters.

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