reading, see the article by department members Wesley Shrum
and John Kilburn, "Ritual Disrobement at Mardi Gras." Social
Forces, December 1996.
information about Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, see their website.
And for more on the Mardi Gras Indians, see Christina
Turner's website at Virginia Commonwealth University or this
page on MardiGrasNewOrleans.com. Lots more photos here.
Second-Line parades, (related to, but not the same as Mardi
the article by Helen Regis, of the LSU Anthropology Department, "Second
Lines, Minstrelsy, and the Contested Landscapes of New Orleans
Afro-Creole Festivals," Cultural Anthropology v
14 no4 Nov 1999. p. 472-504.