Indians of Louisiana

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*Swanton, John W. ''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/louisiana/index.htm The Indian Tribes of North America].'' Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145
 
*Swanton, John W. ''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/louisiana/index.htm The Indian Tribes of North America].'' Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145
  
=== '''Tribes and Bands''' ===
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Acolapissa, Adai, Alabama, Atakapa, Avoyel, Bayogoula, Biloxi, Caddo, Chatot, Chawasha, Chitimacha, Choctaw, Coushatta, Doustioni, Houma, Kadohadacho, Koasati, Koroa, Mugulasha, Muskogee, Natchez, Natchitoches Confederacy, Ofo, Okelousa, Opelousa, Ouachita, Pascagoula, Quapaw, Quinipissa, Souchitioni, Taensa, Tangipahoa, Tawasa, Tensas, Tunica, Tunica-Biloxi, Washa, Yatasi  
 
Acolapissa, Adai, Alabama, Atakapa, Avoyel, Bayogoula, Biloxi, Caddo, Chatot, Chawasha, Chitimacha, Choctaw, Coushatta, Doustioni, Houma, Kadohadacho, Koasati, Koroa, Mugulasha, Muskogee, Natchez, Natchitoches Confederacy, Ofo, Okelousa, Opelousa, Ouachita, Pascagoula, Quapaw, Quinipissa, Souchitioni, Taensa, Tangipahoa, Tawasa, Tensas, Tunica, Tunica-Biloxi, Washa, Yatasi  
  
== Reservations and Agencies  ==
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== Reservations ==
 
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=== Reservations  ===
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Reservations were established by treaty,  with westward expansion and settlement occured. Tribes ceded land and were removed to restricted and reserved land. Reservation names in bold are current reservations. As identified in the [http://www.nationalatlas.gov/printable/fedlands.html#ia National Atlas of the United States of America], only the Chitemacha Reservation is a current federally-recognized reservation:  
 
Reservations were established by treaty,  with westward expansion and settlement occured. Tribes ceded land and were removed to restricted and reserved land. Reservation names in bold are current reservations. As identified in the [http://www.nationalatlas.gov/printable/fedlands.html#ia National Atlas of the United States of America], only the Chitemacha Reservation is a current federally-recognized reservation:  
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'''Tunica-Biloxi Reservation '''(State, under jurisdiction of Choctaw Agency, Tribe Tunica-Biloxi)  
 
'''Tunica-Biloxi Reservation '''(State, under jurisdiction of Choctaw Agency, Tribe Tunica-Biloxi)  
  
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Chactaw Agency, 421 Powell, Philadelphia, MS 39350  
 
Chactaw Agency, 421 Powell, Philadelphia, MS 39350  
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[[Louisiana Military Records|Louisiana Military]] for a list of forts  
 
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Contents

Tribes and Bands of Louisiana

The following list of tribes is compiled from:

Acolapissa, Adai, Alabama, Atakapa, Avoyel, Bayogoula, Biloxi, Caddo, Chatot, Chawasha, Chitimacha, Choctaw, Coushatta, Doustioni, Houma, Kadohadacho, Koasati, Koroa, Mugulasha, Muskogee, Natchez, Natchitoches Confederacy, Ofo, Okelousa, Opelousa, Ouachita, Pascagoula, Quapaw, Quinipissa, Souchitioni, Taensa, Tangipahoa, Tawasa, Tensas, Tunica, Tunica-Biloxi, Washa, Yatasi

Reservations

Reservations were established by treaty,  with westward expansion and settlement occured. Tribes ceded land and were removed to restricted and reserved land. Reservation names in bold are current reservations. As identified in the National Atlas of the United States of America, only the Chitemacha Reservation is a current federally-recognized reservation:

Chitemacha Reservation (Federal, under jurisdiction of Choctaw Agency, Tribe: Chitimacha)

Coushatta Reservation (State, under jurisdiction of Choctaw Agency, Tribe: Coushatta)

Penobscot Reservation

Pleasant Point and Indian Township Reservation

Tunica-Biloxi Reservation (State, under jurisdiction of Choctaw Agency, Tribe Tunica-Biloxi)

Agencies

Chactaw Agency, 421 Powell, Philadelphia, MS 39350


See Also:

Louisiana History for a calendar of events

Louisiana Military for a list of forts