The Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas is governed by an elected Tribal Council, which serve three year terms and advised by our Chiefs, Mikko Skalaaba and Mikko Kanicu.

If you should need to reach a member of our Tribal Council, please call 936-563-1121.

Herbert G. Johnson, Sr., Mikko Choba, Chief Skalaba

Principal Chief

Donnis B. Battise, Mikko Istimatokla, Chief Kanicu

  • Rick Sylestine

    Tribal Council Chairman
  • Nita Battise

    Tribal Council Vice-Chair
  • Yolanda Poncho

    Tribal Council Secretary
  • Ronnie Thomas

    Tribal Council Treasurer
  • Roland Poncho

    Tribal Councilmember
  • David Battise

    Tribal Councilmember
  • Melanie Battise

    Tribal Councilmember

Constitution and By Laws

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