In Memoriam: Counsel Chief Joe Jenkins

Published on: April 16th, 2020

Joe Jenkins, Counsel Chief of the Guardians of the Flame Maroon Society, became an ancestor today, at the age of 90.  His passing was announced by Maroon Queen Cherice Harrison-Nelson of the Guardians. It was not COVID-related.

Chief Joe was one of the oldest living Mardi Gras Indians, and he was a friend of WWOZ.  This video is a short excerpt of an oral history WWOZ conducted with Chief Joe in 2016.

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