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Taneksa (Tanęksa)

"Taneksa" is an alternate name for the Biloxi tribe of Mississippi and Louisiana. It is the tribe's own name for themselves in their ancestral Siouan language, meaning "first."

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

 Biloxi tribe
 Biloxi history
 Biloxi pronunciation
 Biloxi words
 Mississippi language
 Siouan tribes

Here are a few good books about the Taneksa:
 Dictionary of the Biloxi and Ofo Languages
 Nations Within
 The Tunica-Biloxi

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