From slavery to Black Indians

The extraordinary journey of the New Orleans African-Americans

This symposium aims to discuss and celebrate the history of African-Americans in Louisiana from the early days of New France to the present.


Through lectures, discussions and open exchanges, this symposium explores the many aspects of this trajectory in the historical, cultural and artistic fields.

In person and live on the museum's YouTube, channel, in French and English with simultaneous translation.

To viex the programme, please click here.


    • Steve Bourget, curator of the "Black Indians of New Orleans" exhibition, head of the Americas Collections, musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac


  • Place:   Théâtre Claude Lévi-Strauss
  • TimeSlots:
    The Thursday 06 October 2022 from 09:30 to 18:30

    The Friday 07 October 2022 from 09:30 to 18:00
  • Public:   Researcher, student, All publics
  • Categorie : Seminars
  • Free entry (subject to available places)
    Gratuit (dans la limite des places disponibles)

Around the event

Guided tours, workshops, concerts, etc.
all activities organized as part of the event

Around the event