Over the weekend, we learned of the passing of Delta tamale matriarch Elizabeth Scott.
In 2005, oral historian and photographer Amy C. Evans set out to document the tamale culture of the Mississippi Delta for the SFA.
Born in Greenville, Mississippi, Larry Lee worked a passel of odd jobs before turning to hot tamales as his vocation.
This month, we crank up the blues, roll down the windows, and head to the Mississippi Delta for hot tamales.
We’ve just finished updating our Mississippi Delta Hot Tamale Trail with new media and features, including an updated interactive map.