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24th Annual Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM


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 dnpierite@tunica.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 jabarbry@tunica.org 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.

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