On the Mall (Hardcover)
Presenting Maroon Tradition-Bearers at the 1992 FAF (Special Publications of the Folklore Institute #4)
Indiana University Press, 9781879407077, 123pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 1995
..". engrossing, nuanced, productively and honestly critical in the best sense of the term." Richard Bauman
After recounting their experiences as cultural mediators between African American Maroons from the Suriname rain forest and U.S. festival-goers on the Washington Mall, the authors reflect on how folklorists, anthropologists, and museum curators represent others, as well as themselves.