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
WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. WHERE: Paragon Casino Resort, Chiqui Ballroom | 711 Paragon Place, Marksville, Louisiana 71351 WHAT: The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana’s Language and Culture Revitalization Program (LCRP) will hold its 2nd Annual Intertribal Basketry Summit. Each year, the LCRP invites master weavers throughout regional Native American
Flag Raising Ceremony to Honor Elders, Citizens and Leaders of Tunica-Biloxi Tribe Marskville, LA – (September 28, 2017) – Leaders and citizens of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana gathered to hold a flag raising ceremony for the commemoration of the tribe’s 36th anniversary of Federal Acknowledgment, which occurred on September 25, 1981. The observance
ANNOUNCEMENT: Texas Renters May Be Eligible for Federal Help For those Tunica Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana Tribal Members seeking disaster aid following Hurricane Harvey there are two ways to submit your request. 1) You can fill out the online registration form here. 2) Or download a PDF form and return it via mail or fax. Mailing Address:
TO DONATE PLEASE VISIT: https://www.gofundme.com/tunicabiloxiharveyrelief The continuing devastation from Hurricane Harvey is impacting our fellow tribal members in Texas and Louisiana. The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana is asking for support in assisting up to 350 tribal families affected in Texas and Louisiana by this historic storm. We’re calling on our members and their friends to help those in need