Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Walk with the Guardians of the Flame and Young Guardians of the Flame

Posted By on Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 12:27 AM

Download this gallery (ZIP, null KB) Download full size (232 KB) Guardians of the Flame Big Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson coming out the door at 1941 Alvar Street on Mardi Gras Day 2010
  • Download this gallery (ZIP, null KB) Download full size (232 KB) Guardians of the Flame Big Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson coming out the door at 1941 Alvar Street on Mardi Gras Day 2010

GUARDIANS OF THE FLAME
Mardi Gras Indians - March 8, 2011 Mardi Gras Day New Orleans

Friends and new friends are invited to second line with the Guardians of the Flame and the Young Guardians of the Flame on our walk through the Upper 9th Ward in the Musicians' Village area

All times listed are approximate:

8:00 a.m.
Coming out the door from the home of of Big Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson
1941 Alvar St. (Intersection of Alvar St. and North Johnson St.)

8:30 a.m.
Ceremony in memory of Big Chief Donald Harrison, Sr
Harrison Family Home & site of The Guardians Institute
3630 North Johnson St. (Intersection of North Johnson St. and Independence)

9:00 a.m.
Musicians’ Village
Memory stops at homes of
Chuck Badie
Bob French
Joseph "Smokey" Johnson

10:30 a.m.
Ceremony for ancestors, unity, and peace
Release of White Doves*
Tomb of the Unknown Slave,
St. Augustine Church
1205 Gov. Nichols St.

Followed by stop at
Backstreet Museum
1116 Saint Claude Avenue


*Birds released by:
Members of the Guardians of the Flame
Mardi Gras Indian Nation members
Dennis Soriano, Leader of the Congress of Day Laborers
Alison McCrary, Tribal Member of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation

For more information, contact Big Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson,
504-214-6630.

Interface with with Guardians of the Flame on Twitter
Big Chief Brian Harrison Nelson is @BigChiefBrian
Big Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson is @QueenReesie

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Latest in The Latest

More by Red Cotton

Submit an event Jump to date

© 2016 Gambit
Powered by Foundation