Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana

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Guide to Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

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Tribal Headquarters[edit | edit source]

Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana
150 Melacon Road
Marksville, LA 71351
Phone: 318-253-9767

History[edit | edit source]


Brief Timeline[edit | edit source]

Biloxi settled with the Choctaw and Creek

1981 Federally recognized

Today tribal members live inMississippi and Louisiana.

Additional References to the History of the Tribe[edit | edit source]

Frederick Webb Hodge, in his Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, gave a more complete history of the Tunica-Biloxi tribe, with estimations of the population of the tribe at various time periods. Additional details are given in John Swanton's The Indian Tribes of North America.

Records[edit | edit source]

The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:

Agencies[edit | edit source]

Reservations[edit | edit source]

Tunica-Biloxi Indian Reservation

Important Websites[edit | edit source]

For Further Reading[edit | edit source]

See For Further Reading.

References[edit | edit source]