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Saturday, April 3, 2010

Mardi Gras Indian big chief reigns in Oakland | Inside Bay Area - The Oakland Tribune

Ray "Hatchet" Blazio has the distinction of being the only Mardi Gras Indian big chief in town.

Blazio, 70, also known as "Big Chief," is a survivor of Hurricane Katrina and has lived in East Oakland for nearly five years after riding out the storm on his front porch as the floodwaters rose around his home...

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