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Mardi Gras Indians (1987)

Folks

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-10-04

Duration: 00:03:08

Subjects: MARDI GRAS INDIANS

Contributors:

  • Masingale, Sonya Host
  • Bannock, Larry Interviewee

Description

This segment from the October 4, 1987, episode of the series “Folks” features Sonya Masingale’s interview with Larry Bannock, the chief of the Golden Star Hunters. He discusses: the tradition of the Mardi Gras Indians; their work in sewing their costumes; and his interaction with other chiefs.