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Mardi Gras Indian Music

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VIII : Genres: North America

The Continuum International, 2012

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...Mardi Gras Indians are African Americans who form ‘tribes’ or ‘gangs’ that hold weekly practices in bars throughout New Orleans and then march through the streets on Mardi Gras day (the day before the beginning of Lent in the Christian...