America ReFramed

Big Chief, Black Hawk | Appreciation, Not Appropriation

Clip: Season 11 Episode 1 | 1m  | Video has closed captioning.

What is the difference between cultural appropriation and appreciation? Dr. Jeffery Darensbourg (Atakapa-Ishak) explains, and provides a reasoning behind why the suits of Mardi Gras Indians, who are Black New Orleanians, are influenced by their own Indigenous and African ancestry.

Aired: 02/16/23

Rating: TV-PG

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