Koasati of United States

People Group Info

Total Population: 2,390

ROP3 Code: 105065
IMB Affinity Group: American Peoples
Affinity Bloc: North American Peoples
People Cluster: North American Indigenous
Language: English - (eng)
Religion: Christianity
Country of Origin: United States

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Majority Located Where

  Wetumka, OK - 1,000

  Elton, LA - 910

  Livingston, TX - 380

  Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX - 100

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Brief Profile

The Koasati, also known as the Coushatta, are a federally recognized Native American people group now living primarily in the U.S. states of Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. Now, they reside on the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas in Polk County near Livingston, Texas and the Alabama-Quassarte Tribal Town headquartered in Wetumka, Oklahoma. They also belong to the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana headquartered in Elton, Louisiana.

They speak the Koasati language, which is closely related and mutually intelligible with the language of the Alabama people. In fact, both the Alabama and Koasati migrated during the same period having intermarried. Only a few Koasati in Louisiana still speak the language.

The Coushatta family remains the cornerstone of Coushatta life. Past and present, the Coushatta proudly boast of a culture rich in courage, ingenuity and perseverance. They host an annual Coushatta Pow Wow.

Prayer Points

  • Ask God to work through dreams and vision to reveal to the Koasati people the message of hope through Jesus Christ.
  • Pray that the evangelical Koasati Christians will boldly share through word and deed their personal relationship with Jesus Christ and how Christ has changed their lives.


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StatusCountry City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
United StatesDallasDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonTX100