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Berry, J., Foose, J., Jones, T. (2009). Up From the Cradle of Jazz: New Orleans music since World War II. Lafayette, LA: University of Louisiana Press.

Kennedy, A. (2010). Big Chief Harrison and the Mardi Gras Indians. New Orleans: Pelican Press.



Home-grown and spirit-raised. (Mardi Gras Indians) (Essay). (2012). The Economist (US), 405(8816), 32.

Breunlin, R., Ehrenreich, J., Harris, V., Lewis, C. , Phillips, W., & Robertson, J.. (2013). How we do it: A collaborative interview and photo essay. (photo essay). African Arts, 46(2), 62.

Ehrenreich, J. (2004). Bodies, Beads, Bones and Feathers: The masking tradition of Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans—a photo essay. City & Society, 16(1), 117-150.