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
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
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
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
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
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
The Tunica-Biloxi LCRP is inviting tribal youth in grades 6-12 to participate in the Youth Essay Contest! For additional details and contest requirements, click here.
We were thrilled to host families and friends at our annual Tribal Thanksgiving Luncheon this past week. It was wonderful to see everyone who attended and to kickstart the holiday season with our fellow tribal members. Happy Thanksgiving to all! To view the album on Tunica-Biloxi’s Facebook page, click here.
The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana wants to remind every voter of a very important election. Early voting has already begun and runs through Sat., Nov 11. Election Day is November 18. The Avoyelles Parish School Board is requesting renewal of two millages: one for operations and another for facility construction and repair. Recently, the school
Marskville, LA – (Oct. 31, 2017) – The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) hosted its 2nd Annual Intertribal Basketry Summit on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Paragon Casino Resort. Master weavers throughout regional Native American communities joined Tunica members in a modern-day effort to keep their cultural traditions alive. The summit