ERIC Number: ED028866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Indians of the Gulf Coast States.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
A history of Indian tribes living in the Gulf Coast area of the United States entails a chronicle of adjustment, compromise, and final submission to the white man. Due primarily to conquest and subsequent resettlement of large segments of the Indian population to the western part of the United States, descendants of Indians remaining in the southeastern United States are now comprised of: an isolated group of approximately 3,800 Choctaws in Mississippi; about 2,970 Chitimachas; Coushattas; Houmas, Choctaws, and Tunicas in Louisiana; a Creek community of 545 members in Alabama; more than 1,000 Seminoles who still reside, with the related Miccosukees, in south Florida; and 360 members of the Alabama and Coushatta tribes who now live on a State-supervised reservation in Polk County, Texas. (EV)
Descriptors: American History, American Indians, Cultural Interrelationships, Culture Conflict, Culture Contact, Demography, Ethnic Groups, Minority Groups, Social Distribution
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (0-311-544, $0.20).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Alabama (Tribe); Chitimacha (Tribe); Choctaw (Tribe); Coushatta (Tribe); Creek (Tribe); Houma (Tribe); Miccosukee (Tribe); Seminole (Tribe); Tunica (Tribe); United States (South)