TOOTIE’S LAST SUIT is a film about Allison “Tootie” Montana, former Chief of Yellow Pocahontas Hunters, and is showing this weekend at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.

Montana masked Indian for 52 years, longer than any other Mardi Gras Indian.

Tootie’s was not only respected as a peerless artist and cultural leader, but also as a peacemaker who helped move the New Orleans Mardi Grass Indian tradition away from physical violence to artistic accomplishment and competition.

More about the film: Tootie’s Last Suit

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