May 20 & 21, 2017 at the Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center
at Paragon Casino Resort on the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation, Marksville, Louisiana
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Fact Sheet
22nd ANNUAL TUNICA-BILOXI POW WOW


DATE & TIMES:         May 20 & 21, 2017
Saturday 10am-10pm ~ Sunday 10am-4pm

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

LODGING: Paragon Casino Resort hotel and RV campground offers 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.

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.

DRUM (SINGING) CONTEST:
Northern and Southern categories.

CONTEST SPECIALS: TBA

*Competition points start at 1PM Saturday.


GRAND ENTRIES                                
REGISTRATION (Dance & Drum)
Saturday, May 20 ~ 1:00PM & 7:00PM        
Saturday, May 20 ~ 8:00AM - 12:00PM  
Sunday, May 21 ~ 12:00PM (Noon)                        
Pow Wow ends @ 4:00PM                        

The Pow Wow features over 35 food and craft vendors. (Contact Ryan Lopez @ 800-272-9767, ext.
6433 or
rlopez@tunica.org)

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


2017 Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow Head Staff


Head Lady
Heather Wilkerson Hunt
Satsuma, AL

Head Man Dancer
Marcos Andrade
Deer Park, TX

Arena Director
Billy Barham
Dubach, LA

Head Dance Judge
Randy Frazier
Oklahoma City, OK

Head Drum Judge
Bert Polchies
Waite, ME

Head Gourd Dancer
Corey Reeder
Anadarko, OK

Northern Host Drum
Young Buffalo Horse Singers
Stillwater, OK

Southern Host Drum
Ottertrail Singers
Apache, OK

Co-Emcee
Rob Daugherty
Bristow, OK

Co-Emcee
Tim Tall Chief
Jones, OK