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"Tassenogoula" is an alternate name for the Avoyel tribe of Louisiana. It was their name in the language of the neighboring Choctaw tribe, and it means "flint people" in Choctaw.

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

 Language of Louisiana
 Gulf language family
 Southeastern Indian
 North American Native people

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

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