Think Mardi Gras in Louisiana and most people think of New Orleans! But the residents of Louisiana outside of New Orleans celebrate Mardi Gras in their own unique ways. Celebrations can vary from community to community. This DVD and accompanying worksheets document their cultural celebrations and include chicken runs, dancing, begging, costumes and many activities which are truly unique to the Cajuns of Louisiana. The DVD explains the historical basis of the celebrations and their importance to the people of the region. Accompanying workbook is in English which provides vocabulary, viewing and post-viewing activities.
DVD 2009 Color 30 mins.