Howard Miller

Howard Miller is Big Chief of the Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indian tribe in New Orleans.  Mr. Miller, who has been masking Indian for over 50 years, is a well‐respected elder within the Mardi Gras Indian community who has spent many years mentoring younger members of his tribe and teaching them how to sew.  The role of a Big Chief is to lead and command the tribe.  Additionally, a Chief strives to achieve the most prominent and beautiful presence on Mardi Gras morning.