The Incoming Impact: Pointe-Au-Chiens Fight for Preservation

By Andrew Winston “One of the things people think about is, well if you let Pointe-Au-Chien go, who’s next right?” said Patty Ferguson-Bohnee with a bit of uneasiness in her voice.  It is pronounce “PON-A-SHAN” I soon learned after speaking with Patty, who is a member of the Pointe-Au-Chien Indian tribe. What still remains of the… Read More The Incoming Impact: Pointe-Au-Chiens Fight for Preservation

From French Quarter Tycoon to Elected Official

By Daryan Rose-Havens   On October 14th, 2017 the city of New Orleans, Louisiana will hold one of its most important and influential elections: the mayoral election. Serving as the city’s chief executive officer, which entails the responsibility of proposing the city’s budget, signing legislation into law, and overseeing the city’s daily doings, the mayor is one… Read More From French Quarter Tycoon to Elected Official

Changing Perceptions: Paganism and Activism in the Crescent City

By Madeline Brenner If tradition holds, Ty Siddiqui can be found on Friday night, surrounded by her fellow Pagans celebrating the Sabbath. Ty stands, smiling, indistinguishable among the buzzing crowd. Her unruly black hair sways in the breeze. Her eyes shift slowly from person to person, appraising every face. As the sky grows dark, marking the… Read More Changing Perceptions: Paganism and Activism in the Crescent City