November 30, 2009

Coushatta Heritage Center set for 2010

Coushatta Heritage Center set for 2010The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana is working to protect and showcase it's rich culture and proud history, investing in the development of a new, 20,000-square-foot Coushatta Heritage Center that is set to be completed in 2010.

The Center will house a theater, interactive digital exhibits and video displays that tell the Tribe's story. It will also feature an archive of genealogical materials and information about the Coushatta language, "Koasati." Specifically, it will include a Koasati language library featuring books, computer games, tapes and audio equipment.

"The new Coushatta Heritage Center will be a state-of-the-art facility that will provide a unique and entertaining way for visitors from around the state, the country and the world to learn about the Coushatta." said Tribal Chairman Kevin Sickey. "It will also serve as an important educational and cultural resource for the Coushatta community."
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Coushatta's 3D Environment.

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