• Home

Coushatta Tribe holds 23rd Annual Powwow on June 8-9

Posted: Updated:

A Tradition Celebrating Native American Heritage and Culture 

Kinder, LA - May 3, 2018 - The Coushatta Tribe will host its 23rd annual powwow in The Pavilion at Coushatta Casino Resort on Friday and Saturday, June 8-9, 2018. Admission for the general public is $5 per day; children ages 6 years and younger are admitted free of charge. Spectators may purchase tickets at the gate on the day of event.

Coushatta Powwow Schedule of Events 

June 8-9, 2018 at the Pavilion at Coushatta 

Friday, June 8        Gourd Dance 5pm       Grand Entry 7pm

Saturday, June 9    Gourd Dance 10am    Grand Entry 12noon

                               Gourd Dance 5pm      Grand Entry 7pm 

Coushatta's annual powwow is considered one of the largest Native American gatherings in the southern United States, where world champion Native American dancers and singers gather to compete for prizes in a family-friendly alcohol and drug-free event. Hundreds of representatives from tribes across the United States and Canada come together each year to celebrate their culture with dance and drum contests. 

Handcrafted jewelry, beaded moccasins and colorful feathered regalia with intricate details adorn the dancers-- each is handmade or passed down as heirlooms through their family. Tribal drum groups compete and provide music and songs for the dance competitions. Exhibition dances and specialty dances showcase each age category during the event.   A popular feature is the marketplace showcasing Native American food like Indian frybread and Indian tacos, plus authentic Native American arts and crafts, handmade turquoise and silver jewelry, handmade beaded beaded items, the famous Coushatta long-leaf pine needle baskets, and more. For a unique cultural experience, the Coushatta powwow is one event you will never forget. Find more information online at 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 here.

Flyer

    • Happy Birthday

      Happy Birthday to Alice and Coemyn. If today is your Birthday, you share it with Dirk Nowitzki and Paula Abdul.  Have a good one. Send you Birthday wishes here.
    • Special election early voter turnout, June 18th

      City of Victoria June 30, 2018 Election Daily Activity - Monday, June 18, 18 

    • VPD arrest convicted felon found with stolen handguns and theft

      The Victoria Police Department Special Crimes Unit (SCU) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2600 block of Mumphord St. on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. 

    • City of Victoria Offers Home Rebuilding Grants

      Victorians who were turn down by FEMA and their insurance company now have hope. 

    • Sen. Cruz Introducing Emergency Legislation to Keep Illegal Immigrant Families Together

      WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), issued the following statement: “All Americans are rightly horrified by the images we are seeing on the news, children in tears pulled away from their mothers and fathers. 

    • The Wharton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of murdering a family of 3. Robert Satterfield was arrested Saturday after authorities discovered skeletal remains at a private property located in rural Wharton County. The remains at this point are unidentifiable due to an attempt to dispose of the bodies by burning them. After receiving a tip and speaking with several witnesses, the Texas Rangers met with Satterfield at the Fort Bend County Sheriff's department,...

    • First ladies criticize border family separation

      WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration. Former first lady Michelle Obama is adding her voice to the rising chorus of criticism of the Trump administration's policy of family separation at the border.

    • Coast Guard searches for man overboard 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana

      HOUSTON — The Coast Guard is searching for a 55 year-old man who reportedly fell overboard approximately 100 miles south of Cameron, Louisiana, Monday morning.  Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a communications relay from the captain of the fishing vessel Captain Edwin at approximately 3 a.m. reporting that a crewmember had fallen overboard off a nearby fishing vessel, the Captain Kent, while it was at anchor....
    • Cornyn, Peters Project Safe Neighborhoods Bill signed into law

      WASHINGTON- U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Gary Peters (D-MI) released the following statements after President Trump signed their Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2018 into law. This legislation authorizes a nationwide law enforcement program focused on the reduction of violent crime. “Over the course of a decade, partnerships between federal, state, and local law enforcement have reduced crime rates and protected communities in Tex...
    • Sign up for El Campo alert messaging system

      Register for the City's Alert messaging system. It's free. Receive voice, text and/or email alerts during an emergency situation. 

Current Conditions
/
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Man arrested in connection to Wharton family homicide

    The Wharton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of murdering a family of 3. Robert Satterfield was arrested Saturday after authorities discovered skeletal remains at a private property located in rural Wharton County. The remains at this point are unidentifiable due to an attempt to dispose of the bodies by burning them. After receiving a tip and speaking with several witnesses, the Texas Rangers met with Satterfield at the Fort Bend County Sheriff's department,...

    The Wharton County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of murdering a family of 3. Robert Satterfield was arrested Saturday after authorities discovered skeletal remains at a private property located in rural Wharton County. The remains at this point are unidentifiable due to an attempt to dispose of the bodies by burning them. After receiving a tip and speaking with several witnesses, the Texas Rangers met with Satterfield at the Fort Bend County Sheriff's department,...

  • World Cup 2018 Football Predictions By Astrologer Dr. Anita Nigam

    World Cup 2018 Football Predictions By Astrologer Dr. Anita Nigam

    Renowned football Astrologer, Dr. Anita Nigam returns to the soccer spotlight with predictions for the upcoming world cup in Russia. As a seasoned and efficient predictor, she has been able to predict correctly...
    Renowned football Astrologer, Dr. Anita Nigam returns to the soccer spotlight with predictions for the upcoming world cup in Russia. As a seasoned and efficient predictor, she has been able to predict correctly past world...
  • Adult Toys Market 2018 Industry Trends, Production, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecast to 2023

    Adult Toys Market 2018 Industry Trends, Production, Sales, Supply, Demand, Analysis & Forecast to 2023

    “Adult Toys”This report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies The report provides a comprehensive...
    “Adult Toys”This report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies The report provides a comprehensive analysis...
  • Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Tuesday's Question of the Day

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

    Good Morning Crossroads! Here's Today's Question of the Day: Happy Guessing!

  • VPD arrest convicted felon found with stolen handguns and theft

    VPD arrest convicted felon found with stolen handguns and theft

    The Victoria Police Department Special Crimes Unit (SCU) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2600 block of Mumphord St. on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. 

    The Victoria Police Department Special Crimes Unit (SCU) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 2600 block of Mumphord St. on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. 

  • Execution date set for Joseph Garcia of "Texas 7"

    Execution date set for Joseph Garcia of "Texas 7"

    A death row inmate who was part of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners has received an execution date for late this summer. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says they've received documents setting 45-year-old Joseph Garcia for lethal injection August 30th. On Christmas Eve 2000, Garcia and six co-defendants fatally shot a 31-year-old police officer while on escape from the Connally Unit. To learn more click here.

    A death row inmate who was part of the notorious "Texas 7" gang of escaped prisoners has received an execution date for late this summer. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says they've received documents setting 45-year-old Joseph Garcia for lethal injection August 30th. On Christmas Eve 2000, Garcia and six co-defendants fatally shot a 31-year-old police officer while on escape from the Connally Unit. To learn more click here.

  • Paragon Game Sequel Updates Unleashed & Braindead Games Merger Announced

    Paragon Game Sequel Updates Unleashed & Braindead Games Merger Announced

    A new merger has been announced between Unleashed Games and Braindead Games as they work on the successor project to Epic Games cancelled title, Paragon. It is a sign of hope for the Paragon community going...
    A new merger has been announced between Unleashed Games and Braindead Games as they work on the successor project to Epic Games cancelled title, Paragon. It is a sign of hope for the Paragon community going forward. Miami,...
  • Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida, police say

    Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida, police say

    Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed during an apparent robbery Monday in Broward County, Florida, police said.Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed during an apparent robbery Monday in Broward County, Florida, police said.
    Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed during an apparent robbery Monday in Broward County, Florida, police said.
    Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed during an apparent robbery Monday in Broward County, Florida, police said.