Rain Kept Many of the Mardi Gras Indians from Marching and Showing off their New Suits

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(WGNO) – Besides Rex and Zulu, besides the Society of St. Ann, there is one group many people wait all year to see, it’s the Mardi Gras Indians. But this year, some Indians couldn’t bear to risk an entire year’s work getting ruined in the rain.

Earlier this month, we profiled Big Chief Darryl Montana.  See what it takes to mask a Mardi Gras Indian, HERE.