Home   Schedule   Headstaff   Directions   Accommodations
     Vendors   Performers   Contests   History   Sponsors   Partners
Pictures   Pow Wow Etiquette   Contact Us   Links  Education
May 21 & 22, 2016 at the Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center
at Paragon Casino Resort on the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation, Marksville, Louisiana
T u n i c a - B i l o x i   T r i b e   o f   L o u i s i a n a
Fact Sheet

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.

GRAND ENTRIES                                      REGISTRATION (Dance & Drum)
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

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
Jemez Pueblo, NM

Tim Tall Chief
Jones, OK

Alexander Santos
Apache, OK

The Pow Wow Committee presents a program on Native American culture for area
youth in the Mari Showroom at Paragon Resort at 10:00AM on May 20, 2016. This is a
rare and valuable opportunity for students to learn firsthand about Indian cultures from
native people. For reservations and more information contact Elisabeth Mora at
emora@tunica.org  or (318) 240-6432 or (800) 272-9767, extension 6432.