Author: Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Names Kurt Schmidt as CFO of Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on March 13, 2017 in Uncategorized

The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has announced the hiring of Kurt W. Schmidt as Chief Financial Officer of Paragon Casino Resort. Schmidt will be responsible for the accounting and financial functions of the property. Schmidt brings to Paragon over 35 years experience as a CPA and 25 years experience as a CFO. Schmidt has an

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TUNICA-BILOXI TO HOST 22nd ANNUAL POW WOW

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on March 1, 2017 in Uncategorized

TUNICA-BILOXI TO HOST 22nd ANNUAL POW WOW Marksville, La. (March 1, 2017) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana will host its 22nd annual Pow Wow Saturday, May 20 and Sunday, May 21, in the Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention Center at Paragon Casino Resort (711 Paragon Place, Marksville, La. 71351). Hosted each year in Marksville, Louisiana, the

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THE TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE OF LOUISIANA AWARDED $2.3 MILLION GRANT TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT FOR TRIBAL STUDENTS

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on October 29, 2016 in News

THE TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE OF LOUISIANA AWARDED $2.3 MILLION GRANT TO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT FOR TRIBAL STUDENTS Marksville, La. – (Oct. 14, 2016) – The U.S. Department of Education awarded the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana $2.3 million over the next four years to improve education and provide native students with the resources needed to be college

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TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE OF LOUISIANA HOSTS INTERTRIBAL BASKETRY SUMMIT OCT. 29

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on September 6, 2016 in News

Annual Basketry Classes for Tunica-Biloxi Family Members Return Oct. 5 Marksville, La. – (Sept. 19, 2016) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) announced its Intertribal Basketry Summit and annual Pine Needle Basketry class schedule beginning in October. The LCRP invites master weavers throughout regional American Indian communities to its

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TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE OF LOUISIANA NAMES MICHAEL A. HAMILTON AS GENERAL MANAGER OF PARAGON CASINO RESORT IN MARKSVILLE

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on July 7, 2016 in News

The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana has announced the appointment of Michael A. Hamilton as general manager of the Paragon Casino Resort. Hamilton will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility. Hamilton brings Paragon over 20 years of experience in the gaming and hospitality industry with his most recent role as vice president of

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TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE OF LOUISIANA HOSTS ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS FOR TUNICA-BILOXI COMMUNITY THIS FALL

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on June 7, 2016 in News

The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) announced “Tunica-Biloxi Family Day,” Tunica language classes and a “Story Time” event will be held this fall.  LCRP programs are intended to enrich the Tunica culture by educating its youth and providing opportunities for the Tunica-Biloxi community to come together. The LCRP fall programs

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Tunica-Biloxi Language & Culture Camp 2016

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on May 7, 2016 in News

Dear Tunica-Biloxi Families: Registration is now open for the Tunica-Biloxi Language & Culture Camp to be held June 13 -17, 2016, at the CERC Building. The camp is free for all children, ages 5 – 17, from Tunica-Biloxi family households. Camp is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. The LCRP will

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Tunica-Biloxi Hosts 21st Annual Pow Wow

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on April 7, 2016 in News

New Public Pow Wow Education Program Teaches Art, Storytelling, Music and Dance The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana will host its 21st annual Pow Wow Saturday, May 21, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, May 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will take place in the Earl J. Barbry, Sr. Convention

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Tunica-Biloxi Traditional Dress Making Workshop

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on March 29, 2016 in News

TIME & DATE:  Saturday, April 2, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Saturday, April 16, from 2 – 5 p.m. PLACE: CERC Building, Marksville, LA The Language & Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) is hosting a Traditional Dress Making Workshop for mothers and daughters of Tunica-Biloxi families on Saturday, April 2, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Saturday, April 16, from 2 –

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Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Encourages Youth Literacy by Hosting Monthly “Story Time” Events

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on February 2, 2016 in News

Marksville, La. – (Feb. 2, 2016) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) will continue its “Story Time” series, featuring a new book each month through June 2016. The free and open-to-the-public events are offered each month for children 7 years old and under from 11 a.m. – noon in the Cultural and Educational Resource

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