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Chief Shaka Zulu

Chief Shaka Zulu is the producer and musical director of the exciting touring stage production, New Orleans Voices of Congo Square, a vibrant historical narrative of New Orleans Magical music, colorful dance and mysterious Indian Culture – the Black Carnival Traditions of New Orleans. A black masking Indian aka Mardi Gras indian, Chief Shaka is a leading Ambassador of New Orleans Indian/indigenous Culture and leading figure in the New Orleans African American Carnival Traditions whose family lineage is both of the indigenous people of New Orleans and those who were enslaved from Africa. Chief Shaka Zulu has exhibited his masking Indian suits both nationally and internationally at museums and festivals. In 2015 his New Suit was featured in Berlin, Germany at Sounds of the City, an exhibit featuring the culture of New Orleans. Most recently his suit, “Shango” is on exhibit in The Netherlands at the Africa Museum.