By: Kameron Blaylock
Type of food they ate
Most of their diet consist of seafood, such as Oysters, Shrimp and Crab. Atakapa also hunted deer, buffalo, and alligators, and women gathered fruits.
Type of dwelling they lived in
The Atakapa lived in grass covered huts, called wattles.
Weapons and tools they used
They used a variety of hunting weapons, including spears, blowguns, darts, and bows and arrows. Nets, bone hooks, and wires were also used in fishing.
Special traditions they had or religion
Many children liked going fishing and hunting with they're fathers. According to tradition, the Louisiana Atakapa came from the West, where their cultural kinsmen survived well into historic times
organization of leadership
The Atakapa people were divided up into family bands.
Where are they located now and what became of them
Right now the Atakapas live along the Gulf Shores.
A Unique fact
There were many traditional Atakapa legends and fairy tales. Storytelling was very important to the Atakapa Indian culture.