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Further Reading

THESE GREAT BOOKS Can help you learn more about this amazing river ecosystem

  • Four Centuries on the Pascagoula by Cyril Edward Cain

  • Native American Place Names in Mississippi by Kieth A. Baca

  • Preserving the Pascagoula by Donald G. Schueler

  • Paddling the Pascagoula by Ernest Herndon and Scott B. Williams

  • Canoe Trails of the Deep South by Chuck Estes, E Carter, & B Almquist

  • Fishweirs: A World Perspective with Emphasis on the Fishweirs of Mississippi by John Conway

  • Choctaw Indian Place Names of Streams and Rivers of Mississippi by Chris McPhail


TWO DOCUMANTARIES by Mississippi Public Broadcasting shine a light on this special resource:

  • 35 Million Years Down the Chickasawhay MPB / PBS Professor Mark Puckett, 2018

  • The Singing River; Rhythms of Nature MPB / PBS Nature Conservancy, 2006


  • Kayak-ity-yat: morning and afternoon history and ecology tours of Bayou Saint John in the heart of New Orleans

  • Bayou Paddle Sports: canoe, kayak, and SUP rentals by the hour on Bayou St John in the heart of New Orleans 

  • Quapaw Vicksburg: multi day canoe camping trips on The Mississippi River 

“How glad I am to be with them again. I am sitting on a rock by the river. A cascade is chanting gloriously. All the old enthusiasm has come again.”
-John Muir
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