The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 to the

The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 to the Present [BOOKS] ⚡ The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 to the Present By Fred B. Kniffen – Thomashillier.co.uk Although many specialized studies have been written about Louisiana's Indian tribes no complete account has appeared regarding their long varied history The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana From 15 Although many specialized studies have Indian Tribes PDF/EPUB å been written about Louisiana's Indian tribes no complete account has appeared regarding their long varied history The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana From to the Present is a highly informative study that reconstructs the history and cultural evolution of these The Historic PDF/EPUB ² people This study identifies tribal groups charts their migrations within the state and discusses their languages and customs According to the authors the first descriptions of Louisiana Indians are contained in accounts kept by members of Hernando de Soto's expedition In the s The next recorders of Historic Indian Tribes eBook ´ Indian life were the French in the s European influences irrevocably marked the Indians' lives The natives lost tribal lands to the new settlers and replaced many of their weapons and tools with those of the Europeans Diseases apparently introduced by the Spaniards decimated entire tribes and Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: ePUB ½ caused the disappearance of certain tribal languages that had never been recorded However much of Indian material culture has survived even to the present including the dugout canoe or pirogue and the beautiful cane basketry of the Chitimacha tribeAccording to the authors current figures show that Louisiana has the third largest native American population in the eastern United States Several of Louisiana's present Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: ePUB ½ day Indian tribes such as the Tunica Biloxi Choctaw and Koasati entered the state in the second half of the eighteenth century They gradually established settlements throughout the state at times displacing the native tribes Today many of Louisiana's Indians work in business and industry and as farmers and loggersThe Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana is a valuable contribution to the literature on Louisiana History It will be of interest to anthropologists geographers historians and anyone wanting to know about these important members of Louisiana's population.


3 thoughts on “The Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana: From 1542 to the Present

  1. Dudley Stadler Dudley Stadler says:

    This book does a great job on the sociological aspects of the Louisiana Indians but I wish it gave of the history of the Indians Nonetheless as a retired social studies teacher I learned a lot about the Indians of my home state


  2. Zivile Zivile says:

    It's a convenient and short summary on account of Louisiana's Native Americans Extensive bibliography is a good reference for further reading


  3. Michael Michael says:

    The best all in one source of Louisiana Indian information You would be better off reading the primary sources but this book is easier


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