2nd Grade Native American
Louisiana Tribe Unit
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tribes- a group
of Indians with shared culture and history.
– Groups of 4 or 5 families in a tribe.
a large earth bird
shaped mound that is three quarters of a mile in diameter. It was
created by Indians. It is a landmark near Epps, Louisiana. It is
to largest mound in the United States.
are communities formed within a tribe or band.
Louisiana Tribal Nations -
Indian clans or
units that the federal government and the state of Louisiana recognize
as true Native American Indian tribes.
pirogue- a light
boat made by Indians
beads pierced and strung used for money, ornaments or ceremonies
festivals for Native American tribes. They dance, eat and sing
together to show the pride of their tribe and customs.
9. chief – leader
of the tribe
10. Some present day Louisiana Native American Tribes
– Tribe located near Charenton, Louisiana. Known for the basket
– bands of Choctaw Indians in Louisiana include the Clifton, Jena,
Apache and the Apache.
–Indians who live in six communities including Terrebonne and
are two areas of Coushatta Tribes. One is near Kinder and the
other is near Elton.
This tribe settled along the Mississippi River and some eventually
settled in Louisiana.
– live near the Red River Part of Louisiana. A parish in our
state is named after them.