Early morning on Mardis Gras Day before the parades members of the Congo Nation Indian Tribe met at St. Augstine’s Church in the Treme to prepare for their day.

Below: Footage from St. Joseph’s Night 2006 – March 19

Other than Mardi Gras, Marxh 19 is the best time of the year to catch sight of the elusive Tribes of New Orleans. This last video, posted by MojoTooth.com, highlights the official harrassment Indians and Second Line parades face.

Click here for more about St. Joseph’s Night and the Mardi Gras Indian Tradition

Mardi Gras 2007 video (yes more)
Frenchman Street Mardi Gras 2007 video