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Alabama-Coushatta Tribe (Alabama-Coushattas)

The Alabama-Coushatta tribe is a federally recognized Native American tribe of Texas. The tribe is the result of the merging of two southeastern tribes, the Alibamu (or Alabama) and the Koasati (or Coushatta.) The Alabama and Coushatta tribes were longstanding allies, but they had independent leadership until the late 1700's, when colonial expansion forced them to move westward. At that time, many Alabama and Coushatta people banded together to form a single tribe, which is now located in Texas. Another coalition of Alabama and Coushatta people, known as the Alabama-Quassarte, live in Oklahoma today.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Alabama-Coushatta tribes and languages:

 Alabama language
 Coushatta language
 Alabama history
 Coushatta history
 Alabama legends
 Coushatta legends
 Southeast Native Americans

Here are links to some online resources about the Alabama-Coushatta tribe:
 Homepage of the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas
 The Alabama-Coushatta Indians
 The Alabama-Coushatta of Texas
 Wikipedia: The Alabama-Coushatta

Here are a few good books about the Alabama-Coushattas:
 Journey to the West: The Alabama and Coushatta Indians
 Myths and Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta Indians of Texas
 The Alabama-Coushatta Indians

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