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Finding aid for the Finn Wilhelmsen Mardi Gras Indian audio/visual collection 2010.035.r
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Box 1

Audio-Visual 1986-2004

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains video recordings of the Mardi Gras Indians, beggining in 1986 and ending in 2004. Topics include the Mardi Gras Indian's history and society. Filmed by Finn Wilhelmsen.
Cassette tapes are recorded on several formats: 6 DV video cassettes: (1986-2000) 20 HI-8 video cassettes: (1982-2000) 21 Mini DV video cassettes: (1996-2004)
Box 1, Folder 1

Articles 1982-2004

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: (1 folder)

Scope and Contents note

This series contains several papers on the Mardi Gras Indians. Topics include songs, origins and social ramifications of the Mardi Gras Indians.
Paper Titles: "The Role of Symbolic Competition in Men's Assiciations and the Definition and Display of Ethnic Identity" "Mardi Gras Indians: A Social Protest with a Hidden Agenda?" "Brief History of the Mardi Gras Indians" "Mardi Gras Indian Songs: Strengths and Weaknesses in My Material" "Origins of the Mardi Gras Indians" "Some Comments about the Mardi Gras Indian Songs"
In addition, this series holds one email from Whilhelmsen to Professor Paul Apodaca of Chapman University.