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"Icak" is an alternate name for the Atakapa tribe. It is pronounced "ee-shock" (the "c" was a linguistic representation of the "sh" sound), and it means "the people" in their own language.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Icak tribe and language:

 Icak language
 Atakapa pronunciation
 Gulf languages
 Southeast Indians
 Louisiana languages

Here are a few good books about the Icaks:
 Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana
 Dictionary of the Atakapa Language

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