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Jockomo : the native roots of Mardi Gras Indians

Author: Shane Lief; John McCusker
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jockomo celebrates the transcendent experience of Mardi Gras, encompassing both ancient and current traditions of New Orleans. The Mardi Gras Indians are a renowned and beloved fixture of New Orleans public culture. Yet very little is known about the indigenous roots of their cultural practices. For the first time, this book explores the native ceremonial traditions that influenced the development of the Mardi Gras  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lief, Shane, 1971-
Jockomo.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2019]
(DLC) 2019008121
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Lief; John McCusker
ISBN: 9781496825919 1496825918 9781496825902 149682590X 9781496825926 1496825926 9781496825933 1496825934
OCLC Number: 1099540292
Notes: "Material from Chapter 2: Balbancha was originally published in The Jazz Archivist, Vol. 28, 2015."
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 157 pages)
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Preface --
Indian red --
Balbancha --
Poor Lo --
Chick-a-ma-feeno: an identity emerges --
Rebirth: outlier as icon --
Conclusion --
Appendix i: nineteenth-century Mardi Gras Indians --
Appendix ii: Mardi Gras Indian music --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Shane Lief and John McCusker.

Abstract:

The Mardi Gras Indians are a renowned and beloved fixture of New Orleans public culture. Yet very little is known about the indigenous roots of their cultural practices. For the first time, this book  Read more...

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