Art & Identity in New Orleans

HNRS 109 Spring '18

February 27, 2018
by gaile17
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Oh the Food

New Orleans is home to a variety of cultures and with those cultures comes a variety of food. The food brings together people and I want to examine how the cultures intermingled to create some of the most famous dishes … Continue reading

February 13, 2018
by gaile17
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“You Next”

At 5:30 in the morning, while most of us are still sound asleep, the Northside Skull and Bones Gang members are emerging from cemeteries and waking up Tremé for Mardi Gras. Their message? “You Next” This is their way of … Continue reading

January 18, 2018
by gaile17
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The Wards of New Orleans

There are 17 wards within New Orleans. Originally, these wards were created for political reasons. But while they have been replaced by council districts, the wards still hold a lot of meaning for neighborhood identity within the city.   When researching the wards in … Continue reading