The Seventh Generation Youth Council was created by the Tunica-Biloxi Tribal Council in 2019 and was inaugurated at the 2019 Pow Wow. It is comprised of Tribal Members, ages 14 – 20 years old. The main role of the Youth Council for the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe is to bring a fresh set of eyes to the Tribal Council and to represent the youth members of the Tribe.
The Seventh Generation Youth Council’s goals is to communicate with youth members and identify focus issues of the younger generation. Additionally, its goal is to build the council to be sustainable so it can thrive for years to come.
Events and Services
The Seventh Generation Youth Council planned and executed the Tribe’s first Virtual Youth Summer Camp in July 2020. Additionally, they have worked to raise the Tribal Scholarship by $2,000 and are working on a variety of programming including trust fund education, virtual tutoring, an education rewards program and a college fair for high school students.
To reach out to the Seventh Generation Youth Council, you may email the council at firstname.lastname@example.org or you may email individual council members using the following email addresses:
- Aliyah Khan, Chairperson: email@example.com
- Mjay Sampson, Vice Chairman: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Joshua Casiano, Secretary: email@example.com
- Asiyah Khan, Treasurer: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jordan Lemoine, Promotion Chair: email@example.com
- Katie Arteta, Education Chair: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Luke Velasquez, Cultural Chair: email@example.com
- Pat Farris & Dayton Rivas, Internal Chairs: firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also reach out to the Seventh Generation Youth Council via the Facebook group, “Tunica Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana 7th Generation Youth Council.”