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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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The site has won the support of the newly formed Alliance for Linguistic Diversity, which includes the Center for American Indian Languages, the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University and the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana.
KEY MOMENT: In June 2003, Blunt co-signed a letter to Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton opposing the casino aspirations of the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians, whose operation would have competed with one run by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, a client of lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
Tom DeLay, R-Texas, sent [the memo to] the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana to describe his strategy for protecting the tribe's gambling business.
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.
The Casino is owned by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana.
Owned and operated by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, Coushatta Casino Resort has signed a multi-year agreement with GCA and will utilize its full suite of products, including the Casino Cash Plus(R) 3-in-1 ATM, QuikCash Cash Advance, Central Credit Check Guarantee, QuikCash Plus (QCP) Web and Western Union.
When the casino-rich Coushatta tribe of Louisiana began a lobbying blitz in 2001 to block three other tribes from opening competing casinos, they hired two of Washington's top influence brokers, lobbyist Jack Abramoff and public relations whiz Michael Scanlon.
In early 2002 the Coushatta tribe of Louisiana was desperately trying to kill a planned competing casino that the rival Jena Band wanted to build in southwestern Louisiana.
The management contract with the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana for Grand Casino Coushatta expired on January 16, 2002.
Due to the expiration of this management agreement with the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, the company's revenues and earnings have not included contributions from the Coushatta operation since January 16, 2002.
As previously announced, the existing contract with the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana for management of Grand Casino Coushatta is due to expire on January 16, 2002 and will not be renewed.