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The Mardi Gras Indians of NOLA

NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)- The Mardi Gras Indian traditions of New Orleans are as strong as ever.

Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans February 28, 2017 (WGNO-TV)

Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans February 28, 2017 (WGNO-TV)

It seems that every neighborhood across the city sports one or more crews that represent their area.

Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans February 28, 2017 (WGNO-TV)

Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans February 28, 2017 (WGNO-TV)

News With a Twist anchor LBJ and photographer Ed Matthews got an early start and caught up with some of the prettiest!

Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans February 28, 2017 (WGNO-TV)

Mardi Gras Indians in New Orleans February 28, 2017 (WGNO-TV)