Native American languages
Native American Indian people
The Acolapissa Indians were a small tribe of Louisiana, relatives of the
Their language was poorly attested, but was probably a dialect of Choctaw.
The Acolapissas were originally politically distinct from the Choctaws, having
multiple villages and a substantial territory of their own, but they were devastated
by disease in the 1700's and merged into the Choctaw and Houma nations, where most of their
descendants live today.
Dictionary, pronunciation guide and language learning worksheets for the Choctaw language.
Acolapissa tribal history.
Acolapissa Tribe History: Acolapissa Indians:
Early 20th-century articles about the Acolapissa people.
Looking back on Native American history in Pearl River County:
Archaeological information about the Acolapissa people, with pictures of museum artifacts.
Wikipedia article on the Acolapissa Indians.
Tribes of the Louisiana Territory:
Historical information about the Acolapissas and other Native Americans of Louisiana.
Four Directions: Acolapissa:
Timeline and links about Acolapissa history.
Map of Acolapissa and other historic tribal sites of Mississippi.
Native People of Fontainebleau:
Map of Choctaw and Acolapissa Indian sites in the Lacombe area.
Books for sale on the Acolapissa Indians
Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley:
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Book on the history of the Gulf and Mississippian tribes, including a chapter on the Acolapissa.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Information about the Acolapissas and their language in Spanish.
Information about the indigenous culture of Louisiana.
Acolapissa Social Studies Resources:
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