Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana elects new chairman
The Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana has announced that O'Neil Darden has been elected as its new chairman. Darden, who was recently sworn in, has been elected to serve a two year term. As chairman, Darden will oversee all governmental operations of the Chitimacha Tribe and all tribal enterprises, including Cypress Bayou Casino Hotel.
"I am honored to serve as the new Chairman and look forward to leading the Chitimacha Tribe and its work to better the lives of its members. I will focus on endeavors that create strong opportunities for the tribe, healthcare for our members, education for our children and further advancing tribal operations," said Darden.