The Chitimacha (Shetinasha) live in southern and southwestern Louisiana, principally on the Chitimacha Indian Reservation on Grand Lake near Charenton, Louisiana. In the 1980s they spoke a language isolate in the Macro-Algonkian phylum and numbered about six hundred.


Hoover, Herbert T. (1975). The Chitimacha People. Phoenix, Ariz.: Indian Tribal Series.

Stouff, Fave, and W. Bradley Twitty (1971). Sacred Chitimacha Indian Beliefs. Pompano Beach, Fla.: Twitty & Twitty.

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