Founded in 1935, The Krewe of Choctaw had their first parade in 1939, 4 years after the founding of the organization.
Although the krewe took the name of a Native American tribe that inhabited Louisiana, the krewe's roots are in southern government.
The Krewe of Choctaw follows the traditional Uptown route in New Orleans. It rolls on Saturday following the Krewe of Pontchartrain on the first weekend of the carnival season.
Keep your hands up to catch plush tomahawks, spears, beads and wooden nickles.
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