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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.
Our resources about the Choctaw language.
Acolapissa tribal history.
Acolapissa Tribe History:
Article on the Acolapissa tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Wikipedia article on the Acolapissa Indians.
Four Directions: Acolapissa:
Timeline and links about Acolapissa history.
Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley:
Book on the history of the Gulf and Mississippian tribes, including a chapter on the Acolapissa.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Acolapissa Social Studies Resources:
Acolapissa links pages.
Information about the Acolapissas and their language in Spanish.
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