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23rd Annual Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow Brings Family-Fun and Tradition To Avoyelles Parish

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on May 23, 2018 in News No Comments

Marskville, LA – (May 23, 2017) – On Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana hosted its 23rd Annual Pow Wow at the Chief Joseph Alcide Pierite, Sr. Pow Wow Grounds on the Tunica-Biloxi reservation. An annual festivity in Marksville, the Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow serves as a social gathering for

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Vice Chairman Marshall Ray Sampson Recognized As Hometown Hero

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on May 16, 2018 in News No Comments

Click here to view interview with Marshall Ray Sampson MARKSVILLE, La. (WNTZ) – Marshall Ray Sampson, Sr., vice chairman of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana, is awarded the March 2018 Hometown Heroes award by WNTZ FOX 48 and Jarryd Raynes, marketing director of Vaughn Automotive. Previously, Sampson served on the Tribal Council as a Council

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3rd Annual Stickball Clinic & Exhibition

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on March 7, 2018 in News No Comments

The Tunica-Biloxi Language & Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) hosted the 3rd Annual Stickball Clinic & Exhibition on Saturday, February 17 at the Chief Joseph A. Pierite Pow Wow Grounds to teach local kids and neighboring indigenous communities the history and background of this historic sport. Troy and Krista Langley and players from the Alabama-Coushatta stickball team of

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TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE PARTICIPATES IN NATIONAL EVENT ON SAFETY FOR NATIVE WOMEN

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on February 22, 2018 in News No Comments

Tunica-Funded Film ‘Wind River’ Screened at D.C. Talk Addressing Issues of Violence Click here to view press-approved event photos. Marksville, La. – (Feb. 22, 2018) – Recently, the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe and Tunica-Biloxi Economic Development Corporation served as partners of the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center’s event titled “Understanding the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Native

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TUNICA-BILOXI TRIBE OF LOUISIANA LAUNCHES NEW BOOK HIGHLIGHTING TRIBE’S HISTORY AND CONTRIBUTIONS

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on February 20, 2018 in News No Comments

A Second Edition of “The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe: Its Culture and People” Now Available Marksville, La. – (Feb. 15, 2018) – The Tunica-Biloxi of Louisiana along with its Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) has released a second edition of their book, “The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe: Its Culture and People”. The new edition comes more than 30

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Tunica-Biloxi and Acacia Entertainment Recognized By National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on February 9, 2018 in News No Comments

The latest issue of Restoration Magazine by National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center shows some familiar faces from the Tunica-Biloxi tribe! The issue features the Tribe along with our Economic Development Corporation Acacia Filmed Entertainment following our recognition as philanthropists at the 2017 NIWRC Fundraiser. This honor follows the success of the film, Wind River which shines a

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Tribal Elder Bingo Event

Posted by Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana on December 1, 2017 in News No Comments

Thank you to everyone who participated in our recent Tribal Elder Bingo event and for all of our student volunteers! Tunica-Biloxi members enjoyed a fun day of bingo and even played a round in the Tunica language. Our special youth volunteers were able to engage with elder tribal members and brought some merriment by singing

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