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Coushatta Tribe to Host 19th Annual Coushatta Powwow Celebration June 13-14, 2014
June 5, 2014
Kinder, LA—Hundreds of Native American dancers and singers are expected to gather at the 19th Annual Coushatta Powwow Celebration on June 13-14, 2014 in Kinder, Louisiana. One of the largest gatherings in the South, the powwow will feature competition dancing and Native American arts & crafts exhibits in the spectacular two-day festivities. Traditionally, the term “powwow” is defined as “a gathering of nations.” Coushatta’s powwow brings together representatives of tribes across the US and Canada, converging in a pageant of majesty and splendor.
The powwow will begin with Gourd Dancing on Friday, June 13, at 5pm followed by Grand Entry at 7pm. During a grand entry, Native American dancers dressed in full traditional regalia will parade around the dance arena in a brilliant spectacle of color and sound. Competitions and specialty dances will be seen throughout the two-day event.
Schedule of Events
Gourd Dancing: Friday, June 13, 5pm • Saturday, June 14, 10am
Grand Entry: Friday, June 13, 7pm • Saturday, June 14, 12noon & 7pm
The powwow also includes exhibitions of the many talents of Native American tribes. The famous “Indian frybread” and “Indian tacos” as well as other foods will be sold. Talented Native American artists and craftsmen will showcase their wares in the Powwow Market: unique turquoise and silver jewelry, hand-made beaded items, hand-woven long leaf pine needle baskets, and more. The public is invited to attend this family-friendly alcohol-and-drug-free event. For more information about the 19th Annual Coushatta Powwow Celebration, visit the website: www.coushattapowwow.com
Coushatta Casino Resort is located in Kinder, Louisiana on US Highway 165 (I-10 exit 44) and features over 2800 slots and more than 70 table games including live poker, plus live bingo and off-track betting. Phone 1-800-584-7263 for more information, or visit the website at www.coushattacasinoresort.com.