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This series contains several papers on the Mardi Gras Indians. Topics include songs, origins and social ramifications of the
Mardi Gras Indians.
Paper Titles: "The Role of Symbolic Competition in Men's Assiciations and the Definition and Display of Ethnic Identity" "Mardi
Gras Indians: A Social Protest with a Hidden Agenda?" "Brief History of the Mardi Gras Indians" "Mardi Gras Indian Songs:
Strengths and Weaknesses in My Material" "Origins of the Mardi Gras Indians" "Some Comments about the Mardi Gras Indian Songs"
In addition, this series holds one email from Whilhelmsen to Professor Paul Apodaca of Chapman University.