Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection

Watch the story of a small Native American tribe known as “the People of Many Waters" who are among the first people of Louisiana and heirs of an unbroken 8,000 year past in their native coastal region of the Atchafalaya Basin.

Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection

Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection is the story of a small Native American tribe known as “the People of Many Waters, who are among the first people of Louisiana and heirs of an unbroken 8,000 year past in their native coastal region of the Atchafalaya Basin.

Living off the bounty of one of the richest inland estuaries on the continent, this indigenous nation persists and rejuvenates its culture while losing its ancestral territory to forces other than conquest. 

Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection - Bayou Teche Story from KnowLA-Know Louisiana on Vimeo.

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