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Bayougoula Indian Language (Bayou Goula)
The Bayougoula Indians were a small Muskogean tribe of Louisiana,
relatives of the Choctaw Indians.
The Bayougoula language was never properly recorded, but was probably a Choctaw dialect or a closely related language.
The Bayougoula tribe does not exist as a distinct tribal entity today. The Bayougoulas were decimated by disease and warfare
in the early 1700's, and most of the survivors were probably absorbed into the Choctaw or Tunica tribes. Their name has also
frequently been spelled Bayou Goula or Bayogoula.
Bayougoula tribal history.
Bayougoula Tribe History:
Article on the Bayougoula tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Wikipedia article on the Bayou Goula Indians.
Four Directions: Bayougoula:
Timeline and links about Bayougoula history.
Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley:
Book on the history of the Gulf and Mississippian tribes, including a chapter on the Bayogoulas.
Mississippi's American Indians:
History of the Bayou Goulas and other Native Americans of the Southeast.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Los Bayougoula y Mugulasha:
Information about the Bayougoulas and their language in Spanish.
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