Definition of Atakapan
1. Noun. A language spoken by the Atakapa of the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas.
Generic synonyms: American Indian, American-indian Language, Amerind, Amerindian Language, Indian
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Literary usage of Atakapan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Structural and Lexical Comparison of the Tunica, Chitimacha, and Atakapa by John Reed Swanton (1919)
"Their position is not beyond doubt, but an atakapan connection is the most ... The atakapan peoples, however, seem to have been divided into a great number ..."
2. Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Adjacent Coast of the Gulf by John Reed Swanton (1911)
"... may be classified as probably atakapan. Investigations among the mission archives by Professor Bolton seem to indicate, furthermore, that the Bidai, ..."