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Transportation of the Louisiana Choctaw
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Dugouts were employed on the creeks and bayous, but evidently only to a small extent. The Creoles make dugouts at the present time which they use on the streams of St. Tammany parish. These are hollowed from single pieces of black gum; most of them measure from 8 to 12 feet in length.
Many of the roads now used probably follow the courses of Indian trails. A road leading from just west of Chinchuba to Lake Pontchartrain is known as the “Indian road;” this passes within a few feet of the Chinchuba Creek mound, and evidently follows the trail that led from the settlement about the mound to the shore of Lake Pontchartrain.
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