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Chatot Tribe

Chatot Indians - A tribe or band which French settled south of Ft. St. Louis, Mobile Bay, Alabama, in 1709. Bienville wishing to change his settlement, ” selected a place where the nation of Chatot were residing, and gave them exchange for it a piece of territory fronting on Dog River, 2 leagues farther down”.1. According to Baudry des Lozieres2 the Chatot and Tohome tribes were related to the Choctaw and spoke the French and Choctaw languages.

Footnotes

  1. Penicaut,1709, in French, Hist. Coll. LA 1, 103, 1869 

  2. Baudry des Lozieres, Voy., 1794 

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