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Natchitoches Tribe (Natchitoche)
The Natchitoches Indians were a small tribe of Louisiana, relatives of the Caddo.
Few records of their language remain, but it was clearly Caddoan and likely was a dialect of the Caddo language.
The Natchitoches do not exist as a distinct tribe today. They merged together with other Caddoan tribes in the 1700's.
Most Natchitoches descendants live among the Caddo Tribe today.
Natchitoches Language Tree:
Theories about Natchitoches language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Our resources about the Caddo language, including word lists and a pronunciation guide.
Natchitoch Tribe History:
Article on the Natchitoches tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Caddoan Tribal Locations and Archaeology in Louisiana:
Historical information about the Natchitoches and Adaes tribes.
The Natchitoches Indians:
Overview of Natchitoches culture and history.
Wikipedia article on the Natchitoches Indians.
Four Directions: Natchitoches:
Timeline and links about Natchitoches history.
Caddo Indians: Where We Come From:
Tribal history of the Caddo peoples, including the Natchitoches.
Caddo Connections: Cultural Interactions within and beyond the Caddo World:
Another good book on the history and archaeology of the Caddo tribes.
Colonial Natchitoches: A Creole Community on the Louisiana-Texas Frontier:
Book about the interactions between the Europeans and Native Americans of Natchitoches.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Natchitoches links page.
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