This evening, a multimedia presentation and exhibit about the historic resistance to slavery and the role of the Black Indians of  New Orleans is scheduled from 6-7 PM at the Ashé Cultural Arts Center at 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.  The event is being presented by Ivan B. Watkins, an internationally recognized artist, filmmaker, and ethno-historian who was born and raised in New Orleans. He is a graduate of NOCCA, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (BFA) and University of Chicago (MA-Social Science) and is completing a doctoral dissertation “African American Indian Uprisings and the Black Indians of New Orleans Carnival.”

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