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"Petit-Taensa" is an alternate name for the Avoyel tribe of Louisiana. This name was given to them by the French, in reference to another related tribe called the Taensas. "Petit Taensas" means "little Taensas" in French.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Petit-Taensa tribe and language:

 Language in Louisiana
 Southeast Native American
 North American Native culture

Here are a few good books about the Petit-Taensas:
 The Petit-Taensa Tribe of Louisiana
 Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley

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