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Alabama-Quassarte Tribe (Alabama-Quassartes)

The Alabama-Quassarte tribe is a federally recognized Native American tribe of Oklahoma. The tribe is the result of the merging of two southeastern tribes, the Alabama and the Quassarte (also known as the Coushatta or Koasati.) The Alabama and Quassarte 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 Quassarte people banded together to form a single tribe, which is now located in Texas. Another coalition of Alabama and Quassarte people, known as the Alabama-Coushatta, live in Texas today.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Alabama-Quassarte tribe and language:

 Alabama language
 Koasati language
 Alabama people
 Coushatta people
 Alabama legends
 Coushatta legends
 Native Americans of the Southeast

Here are links to some online resources about the Alabama-Quassarte tribe:
 Homepage of the Alabama-Quassarte Tribe of Oklahoma
 The Alabama-Quassarte Indians
 Alabama-Quassarte Flag
 Wikipedia: Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town

Here are a few good books about the Alabama-Quassartes:
 Journey to the West
 Alabama Indian dictionary
 Myths and Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta



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