Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana

Tribal Events

Upcoming Events

25th Annual Powwow

25th Annual Powwow

June 10-11, 2022

The Coushatta Powwow is one of the largest in North America, and is truly a one-of-a-kind experience.

Be sure to witness a Grand Entry, a rhythmic march that opens the competitions, when all of the dancers in full regalia claim the Dancing Ground to the accompaniment of tribal drums and singers.

This family-friendly event offers a look at the fascinating culture and heritage of Native Americans.

Veterans Ceremonies

In keeping with our native ways, we will always honor our veterans. We are proud to honor these noble individuals, offer our thanks for their service, and welcome all veterans to Powwow.

For more information, visit the Powwow website >

The Chairman’s Cup

The Chairman’s Cup

September 20-22, 2022

The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana hosts the annual Coushatta Chairman’s Cup Charity Golf Tournament at Louisiana’s #1-rated golf course, Koasati Pines.

Each year, this tournament raises tens of thousands of dollars through participant donations for the Chairman’s Cup Foundation, a 501c(3) non-profit corporation benefiting several worthy organizations including local schools, parish and state services, and national charity foundations.

For more information, visit the Chairman's Cup website >

Notah Begay Tournament

Notah Begay Tournament

November 3-5, 7-9, 2022

Coushatta Casino Resort is the official title sponsor and host of the annual Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship. This prestigious tournament held at Koasati Pines at Coushatta Golf Course takes place in the fall and features the nation’s best junior golfers. The three-day tournament is televised on Golf Channel in prime time.

The Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship is open to boys and girls age 18 and under. The top junior golfers who advance through their respective regional qualifiers compete in this championship tournament, giving them a unique opportunity to display their golf skills on a nationwide televised platform and be recognized by college coaches. In total, more than 2,000 junior golfers compete for their chance to play in the tournament every year.

Notah Begay III is a Native American professional golfer and the first to have played on the PGA Tour. He is currently an analyst for Golf Channel and NBC Sports networks. His mission for this tournament is to provide an opportunity for every junior golfer in the country to compete in a top-level Junior Golf National Championship.

To learn more about the tournament, visit JGNC.org >

2022 Christmas Parade

2022 Christmas Parade


The Town of Elton and the Coushatta Tribe continue a decade-long tradition, the Elton Christmas Parade.

Christmas festivities include celebrity parade hosts, a free fireworks show put on by the tribe, music and Santa Claus! Floats included, not just local businesses and residents, but also featured people from across the state.