Mardi Gras Indian Info
Mardi Gras Indian Traditions: New V. Old
'“I’m not going to tell you my secrets now,” warns Clarence “Chief Delco” Delcour of the Creole Osceola Mardi Gras Indian gang. “I come from the old school of it; I come from the old culture of it. My thing was basically not studying the chiefs today. I studied the chiefs that are gone away. That’s what I had to do for the culture.”'
OffBeat Article by Geraldine Wyckoff
Mardi Gras Indians Going Mainstream
Beyonce used Mardi Gras Indians briefly in her New Orleans themed music video for "Formation" bringing this relatively obscure culture further into the main stream. Watch the full video above.
Mardi Gras Indian Suits
Vogue wrote an article on the "extraordinary style of the Mardi Gras Indians." This article dives deeper into the background of the beautiful suits that Mardi Gras Indians spend all year making by hand.