Adrien Rouquette
(1813-1887)

Died aged c. 74

Adrien Rouquette (February 26, 1813–July 15, 1887) was a Louisiana Creole writer, poet, and Catholic missionary to the Choctaw Native Americans, among whom he was also known as Chahta-Ima.

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Abbé Adrien E. Rouquette Abbé Rouquette (1813-1887), poète et prêtre, vécut comme un missionaire entre les Indiens Choctaws de la région Bayou Lacombe de 1859 jusqu'à sa morte. Les Choctaws l'appelèrent "Chata Ima" qui est "comme un Choctaw."

English translation:

Sanders Road at the Tammany Trace, Lacombe, LA, United States where they was