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Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow

Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow

150 Melacon Road, Marksville (LA), 71351, United States

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About The annual Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow, open to the public, is a celebration of Native American dance, music, arts and food.
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DATE & TIMES: May 21 & 22, 2016
Saturday 10am-10pm ~ Sunday 10am-4pm

LOCATION: Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center at Paragon Casino Resort, 711 Paragon Place, Marksville, LA, 71351.

PARKING: Available at Paragon Casino Resort.

LODGING: Paragon Casino Resort hotel and RV campground offer a Pow Wow rate.

ADMISSION: General Admission - $5; Children (5 yrs & Younger) - $3; Registered Drum (singers) and Dancers with numbered credentials will be admitted free. Paragon associates with badges will be admitted free. Tunica-Biloxi family members 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 $5 for dance competition participants.

Northern and Southern categories.

*Competition points start at 1PM Saturday.

Saturday, May 21 ~ 1:00PM & 7:00PM Saturday, May 21 ~ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Sunday, May 22 ~ 12:00PM (Noon)
Pow Wow ends @ 4:00PM

The Pow Wow features over 35 food and craft vendors. (Contact Sharon @ 800-946-1946, ext. 1923 or avosar@paragoncasinoresort.com)

For more information contact John Barbry at (800) 272-9767, ext. 6412, or jdbarbry@tunica.org or go to www.tunicapowwow.org.

2016 Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow Head Staff

Head Lady
Crystal Williams
Elton, LA

Head Man Dancer
Gabe Bullock
Livingston, TX

Arena Director
Leland Thompson
Elton, LA

Head Dance Judge
Randy Frazier
Oklahoma City, OK

Head Drum Judge
Bert Polchies
Waite, ME
Head Gourd Dancer
Tony Conrad
Zachary, LA

Northern Host Drum
White Bull Singers
Wind River Reservation, WY

Southern Host Drum
Southern Red Singers
Santo Domingo Pueb
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