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WGNO News With a Twist takes you beyond beads and Bourbon Street to examine the real heart of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

WGNO News With a Twist takes you beyond beads and Bourbon Street to examine the real heart of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.
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United States

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WGNO News With a Twist takes you beyond beads and Bourbon Street to examine the real heart of Mardi Gras in New Orleans.

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English

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5046196306


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Mardi Gras Indian Eric Burt

3/20/2019
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Mardi Gras Indian Eric Burt talks about the deep traditions and rich history of this uniquely New Orleans Carnival tradition. As a native of New Orleans, Burt is steeped in the city's local customs. Every year, Burt and dozens of other Mardi Gras Indian tribes spend countless hours creating intricate and beautiful outfits decked out with thousands of tiny beads and plumes of brightly colored feathers. On Mardi Gras Morning, the Indians debut their creations and go head to head with other...

Duration:00:21:11