Dirty Coast Press Tank Top Women's Small Won't Bow Tank Top
Dirty Coast Press Tank Top Unisex Small Won't Bow Tank Top
Dirty Coast Press Tank Top Won't Bow Tank Top

Won't Bow Tank Top

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Won't bow.  Don't know how.

"The Mardi Gras Indians are one of New Orleans’ greatest cultural treasures. Every year, the tribes take to the streets, bringing generations of history right along with them. Each suit is an elaborate design of beads, feathers, plumes, and stones: the result of a year’s worth of labor, time, money, and creativity.

The Mardi Gras Indian tradition is rooted in a legacy of resistance. Enslaved Africans, escaping the dehumanizing violence of the plantation, found hospice with Native Americans. The Mardi Gras Indian tribes are noted for their exquisite costumes, public performances at Carnival, and their musical contributions. The Mardi Gras Indians of New Orleans endure as the preservers of a distinctive cultural legacy." 
- Backstreetmuseum.org

Design by J Weston Lewis


Source: backstreetmuseum.org.  A portion of the sales from each tank top will go to benefit the Backstreet Cultural Museum in New Orleans, educating diverse constituencies about New Orleans’ African American heritage.

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