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2019 24rd Annual Tunica Pow Wow

Posted By Paul G March 27th, 2019 Last Updated on: April 3rd, 2019

May 18-19, 2019
Marksville, LA

LOCATION

Chief Joseph Alcide Pierite Pow Wow Grounds on the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation at Marksville, LA, 71351. (Outdoors)



LODGING

Paragon Casino Resort hotel and RV campground offers a Pow Wow rate. ADMISSION: General Admission – $6; Children (5 yrs & Younger) – $3; Registered Drum (singers) and Dancers with numbered credentials will be admitted free.

FEATURED PERFORMANCE

Tunica-Biloxi Singers & Legend Keepers

NATIVE AMERICAN DANCE COMPETITION

(13 categories): Golden Age (Age 50 & Up; 4 categories ~ Men & Women’s Northern and Southern), Adult (Ages 18-49; Men & Women categories), Junior (Ages 11-17; Boy & Girl categories), Chicken Dance category – Adult (Age 18+). Tiny -Tots (10yrs. & under on Sat & Sun.). Entry fee is $6 for dance competition participants.

DRUM (SINGING) CONTEST:



Northern and Southern categories. (3 places in each category). No entry fee. Drums must have a minimum of 6 singers.

CONTEST SPECIALS: TBA

*Competition points start at 1PM Saturday (Grand Entry).

GRAND ENTRIES REGISTRATION (Dance & Drum)

Saturday, May 18 ~ 1:00PM & 7:00PM Saturday, May 18 ~ 8:00AM – 12:00PM Sunday, May 19 ~ 12:00PM (Noon)
Pow Wow ends @ 4:00PM

The Pow Wow features over 35 food and craft vendors. (Contact Darrian Pierite @ 800-272- 9767, ext. 6468, or [email protected])

Pow Wow Education Day – Children, parents, and families are invited to a FREE Open-to- the-public Education Day ahead of the 24th Annual Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Chief Joseph Alcide Pierite Pow Wow Grounds on the Tunica-Biloxi reservation. Call Elisabeth Pierite-Mora (319) 240-6432. Event includes pow wow dance demonstrations, singing, and craft demonstrations.

For more information contact Jessica Barbry at (800) 272-9767, ext. 6469, or [email protected] or go to www.tunicapowwow.org.

Pow Wow Host Hotel: Paragon Casino Resort, 711 Paragon Place, Marksville, LA, 71351. Call (800) 946-1946. Pow Wow rate code PWOM17G.

2019 Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow Head Staff

Head Lady
Virginia Richard New Orleans, LA

Head Man Dancer
Max Yamane Greenbelt, Maryland

Arena Director
Bill Takes Horse Colbert, OK

Head Dance Judge
Randy Frazier Oklahoma City, OK

Head Drum Judge
Marvin M. “Marty” Richardson, Hollister, N. C.

Head Gourd Dancer
Jacob Liles Hulen, OK

Northern Host Drum
Ho-Chunk Station Singers Lyndon Station, WI

Southern Host Drum
Buc Wild Singers Chinle, AZ

Co-Emcee
Rob Daugherty Bristow, OK

Co-Emcee
Tim Tall Chief Jones, OK


Sponsored by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisana


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Mildred Orta

Hello,
I would like to know if there’s any Pow Wows in Orlando, FL
and if so, When

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