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Term: Louisiana

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Occupied by 14,000 BC; Chitimacha, Biloxi, Atakapa & others lived here when Spanish & French settled in 16th-17th cen.; French brought in many slaves; was in Louisiana Purchase; was split between Union & Confederate forces early in Civil War. !

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American, born 1941
American, Luiseño, Ipai, 1950 - 2018