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Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana

  • Here is the most complete account available of the long and varied history of Louisiana’s Native American population. Focusing on the history and cultural evolution of the state’s Indians, The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana identifies various tribal groups, charts their migrations within the state, and discusses their languages and customs. The book describes the Indians’ methods of tribal and political organization, their manners of dress and adornment, the arts and crafts they perfected both for economic and aesthetic purposes, the role of religion in their lives, and a great deal more. It also analyzes the inevitable changes that the arrival of European settlers brought to the Indians’ way of life.

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