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Mardi Gras Indians parade and show off their costumes on Super Sunday

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Super Sunday is a day for the Mardi Gras Indians to show off their elaborate costumes and parade thru the streets of Central City.

“It’s all about the family.  The family getting together and making sure everyone is alright.”  Queen Barbara from The Wild Magnolias tribe said.

Onlookers came from near and far to gain a better understanding of the Mardi Gras Indians and their deep-rooted history.

“It’s fascinating to see all the different interpretations of the tribes,” Michelle LeBlanc said.

Super Sunday is held the Sunday in March closest to St. Joseph’s Day.  It’s one of the best times to witness the Mardi Gras Indians’ traditions.

The celebration was held in A.L. Davis Park in Central City.