24th Annual Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow
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.
Admissions: General Admission – $6; Children (5 yrs & Younger) – $3; Registered Drum (singers) and Dancers with numbered credentials will be admitted free.
Featured Performances: 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 1:00 PM 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 firstname.lastname@example.org)
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@example.com 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.
150 Melacon Road
Marksville, LA 71351