America ReFramed

Big Chief, Black Hawk | Mardi Gras Indians and Music

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

From food to language and traditions, New Orleans is known for its culture. Jazz was birthed in this city, and music has been influenced by its people including Mardi Gras Indians. The 1965 global hit "Iko Iko" by The Dixie Cups is a prime example.

Aired: 02/16/23

Rating: TV-PG

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