The Mississippi is like a giant serpent as it slithers across the land. At it’s mouth the music of Indians and Slaves combine with ancient keepers of indigenous wisdom in feathered and beaded dress. Quetzalcoatl, the great feathered serpent was known to bring healing to the people through art and culture. New Orleans has a story to tell, blues,  jazz, and Mardi Gras are only the early chapters. Is the world ready to listen?

You have entered the introductory level, if you want to dig deeper, you might be surprised at what you will find…

Video Produced and Directed by Todd Schmidt
Executive Producer: Sallie Ann Glassman
Written and Narrated by Andy Young
Audio by George Ingmire

Jacob Devaney

Jacob blogs for Huffington Post and others in addition to Culture Collective. He specializes in social media, and cross-platform (or trans-media) content and campaigns. Meditation, playing piano, exploring nature, seeing live music, and going to Hopi Dances are some of his passions. As a co-founder of, Jacob lives for community and believes that we are all interconnected with our own special gift to offer the world.

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