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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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Southeastern beadwork embroidery has been speculatively divided into a western style (Choctaw, Chickasaw, Alabama and Koasati) and an eastern style (Creek-Seminole, Yuchi, and Cherokee), the latter being dominated by natural phenomenon and religious symbolism.
In contrast to the former studies, she found, in 'Koasati' of South East Louisiana that women were the ones with the most archaic lexica and, also, that the generational aspect was important.
(26.) A relationship between discourse-referential modifiers in the NP and the clause is also attested in, e.g., Rapanui and Koasati. Rapanui he is used to mark both "indefinite action' (tense) and nonspecificity (Du Feu 1987, 1989, 1996).
Pete Gregory's "Asa:la Koasati Cane Basketry" gives a similarly detailed account of the state of basketry from the 1970s to today in the Koasati community residing near Elton, Louisiana.