The Akatapa

By Jessica Hudson


Atakapan is a language and not really a tribe. There were several tribes, or maybe just bands, who lived in the same geographical area and spoke Atakapan


They lived in Teepees which are homes made of wood poles and hide from bison.


They ate mostly corn, beans and other things. Also it has been said they were some what cannibalistic.

Organization of leadership

The woman gathered plants and made cloth. The men went war and protected their families.


They didn't have a fully out religion and no sources have anything to prove they had any.


They lived in Louisiana and Southeastern Texas and still live there to this day

Indian Pictures

Interesting facts

An interesting fact is their name stands for eaters of men


They used spears and bows and arrows.