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Did you know
that Louisiana had
Indians long ago? The
Indians were the first people to ever live in Louisiana.
They lived in this state long before white men settled here.
The Indians taught the white men many things.
several tribes that are still in Louisiana, but some donít exist
here anymore. Some Tribes that are still in Louisiana today are
traditions and stories
have been passed down to Indians today.
tribe is a
larger group of Indians who share their culture and history.
There are also bands
of tribes which have groups of four or five families in a tribe.
They all lived in
villages or communities which formed within a tribe
The Indians made
pirogues and taught the white men build this light
boat made. They also
trapped to survive. They lived in
round or rectangle
dwellings or homes. Louisiana Indians did not live
in teepees. Each group has special things about their tribes.
Through the years, some things have changes for the Louisiana
Indians, but some are working hard not to ever forget the
stories and history
of their ancestors.