• Issue of
  • Jul 5-11, 2005
  • Vol. 24, No. 132

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  • Chief of Chiefs
  • Chief of Chiefs

    Allison "Tootie" Montana is remembered as a legendary Mardi Gras Indian, a talented craftsman and a cherished neighbor.
  • Derailing Plessy Park
  • Derailing Plessy Park

    Students, developers, activists and politicians are at odds on how to best commemorate civil rights pioneer Homer Plessy.
  • "Why Mess With Me?"
  • "Why Mess With Me?"

    In a 1994 interview, Tootie Montana talked about his life as a big chief and his ongoing efforts to bring official respect to the Mardi Gras Indian tradition.

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