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Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Memorial, Induction and Awards Ceremony

DATE
Sun, Jul 29, 2012
TIME
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame

Memorial, Induction and Awards Ceremony
 
Sunday, July 29, 3:00 ~ 4:30 pm 
Ashe Cultural Arts Center
 
The 2012 Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Honorees: 

Crystal Feather: Big Chief Darryl Montana, Yellow Pocahontas

Queens' Choice: Big Queen Pauline "Ree" Johnson, Creole Wild West

Community Supporter Award: Luther Gray, Side-by-Side

Cultural Preservationist Award:  Divine Prince Ty Enmecca

Legal Eagle Award: National Lawyers Guild Legal Observers

Capturing the Spirit Award: New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Curation and production of the Mardi Gras Indian Pavilion at the 2012 Jazzfest

Capturing the Flash Award:  Kichea Burt

Scribe Award: Vincent Sylvain, New Orleans Agenda

Cultural Documentation Award: John McCusker and Katy Reckdahl, New Orleans Times-Picayune

Drumbeat Award: Wesley Phillips, Spirit of Fi-Yi-Yi, Mandingo Warriors

It's A Family Affair Award: This year we recognize and celebrate the contributions of the McFadden, Dollis, Casby, and Banister families

Lifetime Achievement Award for Music: Lionel Paul "Uncle Lionel" Batiste
(awarded prior to his death in July 2012)
 
The Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame Mission
The Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame serves to preserve and positively perpetuate the authentic indigenous culture of all individuals who masquerade as Mardi Gras Indians through mutually beneficial collaborations among the tradition bearers, academic institutions, individuals, organizations, and communities to foster greater understanding of the unique Mardi Gras Indian tradition.
 
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Ashé Cultural Arts Center
Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
New Orleans, LA
Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame
Mardi Gras Indian Hall of Fame
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