Koasati

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a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in northern Alabama

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the Muskhogean language spoken by the Koasati

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has written a narrative that follows the Alabama and the Coushatta Indians from their origins in the American southeast to their eventual 19th century settlement in East Texas.
In 2002, Abramoff directed the Louisiana Coushatta to reissue a $10,000 check made out to yet another DeLay PAC to America 21.
The brilliance of this strategy," Scherer notes, "was twofold: Not only would most voters not know about an initiative to protect Coushatta gambling revenues, but religious 'wackos' could be tricked into supporting gambling at the Coushatta casino even as they thought they were opposing it" (2005).
A week after Hastert held a fundraiser at an Abramoff-owned restaurant, he wrote a letter with then-Majority Leader Tom DeLay, Majority Whip Roy Blunt and Chief Deputy Majority Whip Representative Eric Cantor to Interior Department Secretary Gale Norton urging her to reject a proposal for a new casino by the Jena Band of Choctaw Indians, which would have competed with casinos operated by the Louisiana Coushatta and Mississippi Choctaw, both Abramoff clients.
Coushatta attorney Jimmy Faircloth claims the tribe is "outraged" at Abramoff and "very satisfied" with his legal situation, according to the paper.
Rohrabacher also received $12,500 from the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana; the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians; the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe in Michigan; and the Tigua Indian Reservation in Texas.
The 32-year-old's mother was an Alabama Coushatta Indian and his father was Mexican.
Mary says she's going on to the Grand Casino at Kinder, owned by the Coushatta tribe.
The treating facility, which is north of Coushatta, Louisiana, was shut down immediately.
The new cell site in the Red River Parish, Northern Louisiana is located Southeast of Shreveport and will improve digital voice and broadband data service along US Highway 71 from Coushatta to Campti, LA.
Police Lt Chris Stanfield said Terrence Carter and a co-worker George Herring in of Coushatta were arrested on kidnapping warrants and Carter was charged with first-degree murder.
Perhaps, like the Coushatta tribe, she's less than thrilled about having paid something for nothing.
Those Indians, the Coushatta, were obviously not opponents of legalized gambling; they simply didn't want any competition.
Defeating this bill was a top objective of the rival Louisiana Coushatta tribe, which paid Abramoff's lobby firm $1.