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The following list of tribes is compiled from:  
 
The following list of tribes is compiled from:  
  
Hodge, Frederick Webb.''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico].'' Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907  
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*Hodge, Frederick Webb.''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/handbook_american_indians.htm Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico].'' Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #30 1907  
 
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*Swanaton, John W. ''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/louisiana/index.htm The Indian Tribes of North America].'' Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145
Swanaton, 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'''  ===
 
=== '''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 and Agencies ==
  
 
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Pleasant Point and Indian Township Reservation  
 
Pleasant Point and Indian Township Reservation  
  
'''Tunica-Biloxi Reservation '''(State, under jurisdiction of Choctaw Agency, Tribe Tunica-Biloxi)
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'''Tunica-Biloxi Reservation '''(State, under jurisdiction of Choctaw Agency, Tribe Tunica-Biloxi)  
  
 
=== Agencies  ===
 
=== Agencies  ===
  
Chactaw Agency, 421 Powell, Philadelphia, MS 39350 
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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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Revision as of 19:15, 8 July 2008

Tribes and Bands of Louisiana

The following list of tribes is compiled from:

Tribes and Bands

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

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