Avoyel-Taensa Tribe/Nation of Louisiana, Inc is based in
Avoyelles Parish La. The Avoyel Indians are considered to be
the indigenous tribe of Avoyelles Parish with it's ceremonial site
in the present day town of Marksville, La.
Photo of one of our Tribal Indian burial mounds, located in
Marksville City Park.
Avoyel culture is similar to the practices of the southern
Hopewell tribes of the Ohio River Valley. This is evident through
the Mounds found at the Marksville Site.
is an Archeological period named after the Marksville site which
dates back between 1 and 400 A.D.. This period was when the mound
building was at it's peak.
TRIBAL PRINCESS ...and
the winner is Torree Breann Sylvain see
TRIBAL PRINCESS CANDIDATE
We are on a Search for Miss Avoyel-Taensa
Tribe/Nation of Louisiana Native American Princess. Now Accepting Applications for 2013-2014.
We are holding
our 1st Native American Contest. see
AVOYEL-TAENSA INDIAN TRIBE
T-SHIRTS FOR SALE
The Avoyel-Taensa Indian Tribe of Louisiana
has Tribal t-shirts for sale at the office in Marksville. The
proceeds will help to defray the costs of our tribal expenses. These
t-shirts will be sold for $16.00 & $17.00 each. Please call 318-240-8424 or
come by the office at 320 Cottage St., #B, Marksville, La for
PREAMBLE TO OUR
We the people of the
Avoyel-Taensa Tribe of Louisiana, do hereby adopt this Constitution
in order to:
common good and well-being of the Tribe.
preserve our culture and traditions including our language,
arts, crafts, and archaeological sites.
land, water, and natural resources.
protect the health and welfare of our people.
promote educational opportunities for the members of our
individual rights of our members.
additional lands for the benefits of the Tribe.
self-government and ensure the political integrity of the
secure, and exercise all the inherent sovereign rights and
powers of an Indian Tribe.
Chairman/Chief: Mr. Romas Antoine
an effort to better serve our tribal members and our community
with information concerning our organization, we have prepared
It is here that vital information
concerning our cultural history, programs, upcoming events, board
meetings and other newsworthy information can be found. We
hope you find this site both informative and enjoyable.
Please contact our office with
any questions you may have. Our office phone number is (318)
240-8424, or you may email our office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for your support.