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"Tamoucougoula" is an alternate name for the Avoyel tribe of Louisiana. It was the name for the tribe in the language of one of their Muskogean-speaking neighbors. (The exact origins of this name are uncertain, but the ending "ougoula" comes from the Muskogean word okla, "people," and is commonly used in Muskogean tribal names.)

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

 Languages spoken in Louisiana
 Gulf language
 Southeastern Indians
 North American Indian people

Here are a few good books about the Tamoucougoulas:
 The Tamoucougoula Tribe of Louisiana
 Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley

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