Coushatta


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Coushatta:

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, indigenous people of North America whose language belongs to the Muskogean branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). They lived in S Alabama in the early 18th cent. and were members of the Creek confederacy. During the 19th cent.
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, Native North Americans.
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Two months later, reports Roll Call, Vitter inserted a provision into a Department of Interior spending bill for one of Abramoff's clients, the Coushatta tribe of Louisiana.
said Maldonado, 32, whose mother was a member of the Alabama Coushatta tribe and whose father was Mexican.
Used to live in small bungalows, live in big houses now," says Burkman Langley, talking about the Coushatta indians, just 700 of them, getting 50 per cent of the profits.
The status of these casinos was legally dubious, and the Coushatta Tribe in neighboring Louisiana wanted to see them shut down.
Reed reportedly received as much as $4 million just to help the Louisiana Coushatta shut down the Tigua casino in El Paso.
That's the Grand Casino at Kinder, owned by the Coushatta tribe.
Nira Ledoux, a chaplain at our lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette, said the management of Grand Casino Coushatta at Kinder refused to pay her, even after her attorney met with the casino's legal counsel Aug.
which became a wholly owned subsidiary of WestPoint Stevens in October 1998, will bring a new manufacturing plant online next month in Coushatta, La.
Norit commenced this legal action because ADA stole Norit's intellectual property and used it to construct a new activated carbon manufacturing facility at Red River near Coushatta, Louisiana, which is operated by ADA Carbon Solutions, LLC.
The offices provide home health care to patients in the following communities: Alexandria and Marksville -- Central Region; Shreveport, Natchitoches and Coushatta -- Northwest Region; Hammond and Mandeville -- Northshore Region; and Lafayette, Jennings, Opelousas and Lake Charles -- Acadiana Region.
The fellows represent languages from a number of American Indian tribes, including Akimel O'odham, Blackfeet, Cheyenne, Coushatta, Ho-Chunk, Laguna-Keres, Okanagan, Oneida, Sahaptin, Southern Ute and Tohono O'odham.