Description of Wattle and Daub Houses, a Native American Indian shelter and style of house. They have villages in side of there houses. When a house was built, they usually had about 4-8 people moved in. They built these out of wattle and daub ( mud and tree). It took about 3-5 weeks to create two houses, where as a chiefs house took around 6 weeks to create. The chiefs house was bigger then most by he had more children then others.
This basket was used to farm and cook in the time period of there tribe. This was created for many of the woman who would collect corn,beans,squash,sunflowers, and sometimes small or big game. Many of the woman did not hunt, so they would spend there days farming for food. Other of the times they were preparing food for the men of there tribe.
This seal was created by Ernest Sticky,the first tribal chairman of the Coushatta tribe. Every part of the seal, down to the colors they used have historical value to their tribe. "The colors follow the pattern of a he world around us."
The Muskogee language is on of many languages used by the native Americans. In a tribe full of native Americans who speak he language, teach many of there younger children to speak the language. This website will show some of how they taught there young children and how the language works.
The stomp dance is a very important tradition in the coushatta tribe. It is the job of the the adults to teach the children this dance which is preformed at powwows in large groups.
This is the casino that the Coushatta tribe built. This is a picture of the dream pool. It has a mega water slide, lazy river, lounge areas, and a hot tub. They have a problem with gambling, so this is not the greatest thing, but they try to keep it under control most of the time. This is Louisiana's largest casino, and one of the most grand ones at that, according to the people that have been there.
These are bracelets for dancing. They wear them when dancing. They are worn from anyone from children to adults. They are made out of Hohokam shells. They carve the design out of the shells. These bracelets are come in all different shapes and sizes.
Look at this beautiful golfcourse. This is a golf course that is in Louisiana. It is called Kosati Pines Golf course, because the Kosati(Coushatta) own it.It is called the Kosati pines because Kosati is another name for Coushatta, the more common name. When it comes to golf, they are experts. They have many beautiful courses, such as the other course at the Coushatta Casino Resort.
Traditional garment worn by women at powwows during their dances. This video was take in Alabama at a Coushatta tribe Powwow 2014. The shawls are often colorful and have long ribbons that hang down as they dance. The color and intracet designs of these shawls are almost mezmorizing as they dance.