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"Tanekshaya" is an alternate name for the Biloxi tribe of Mississippi and Louisiana.
It comes from the tribe's own name for themselves in their ancestral Siouan language, meaning "first people."
Here are links to our webpages about the Tanekshaya tribe and language:
Biloxi Indian tribe history
Siouan language family
Here are a few good books about the Tanekshaya:
Dictionary of the Biloxi and Ofo Languages
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