Lecture: “Queens, Goddesses, Yama-Yama Girls, and Pussyfooters: Women and Carnival in New Orleans”

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New Orleans LA 70116
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Historian Karen Leathem gives a lecture about the many roles women have played in Carnival celebrations.

The Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses present “Queens, Goddesses, Yama-Yama Girls, and Pussyfooters: Women and Carnival in New Orleans,” a lecture with historian Karen Leathem from the Louisiana State Museum. Leathem discusses the many ways women have shaped Carnival traditions.

Admission is $7 for the general public and free for museum members. Reserve a spot through Eventbrite.

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