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"Ishak" is an alternate name for the Atakapa tribe. It means "the people" in their own language.

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

 Ishak language
 Atakapa pronunciation
 Southeast Indian tribes
 Native American name meaning

Here are links to other Internet resources about the Ishak:
 Atakapa Ishak nation
 The Atakapa-Ishak: Centuries of Survival
 The Atakapa Ishak Tribe

And here are a few good books about the Ishaks:
 Historic Indian Tribes of Louisiana
 Dictionary of the Atakapa Language
 The Indians who gave us Zydeco: The Atakapas-Ishaks

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