Language: Muskogee
Family: Muskogee
Stock: Muskogee
Phylum: Algic
Macro-Culture: Eastern Woodlands
Speakers None
      The Muskogee were a large sedentary hunter/farmer group or confederation of tribes. They occupied territories from the Atlantic coast of Georgia to north central Alabama particularly along the Savannah River. They arrived in that area after 1,000. They ultimately formed the nucleus of the Creek Confederacy.
Aboriginal Locations: Subdivisions (Villages)
AL    Abihka (7), Atasi (3), Coosa (20), Coweta(6), Eufaula (4), Fushatchee (1), Hilibi (6),  Holiwahali (2), Kanhatki (1), Kasihta (6), Kealedji (2), Kolomi (2), Okchai (5), Pakana (3), Tukabahchee (1), Wakokai (3), Wiwohka (2), unknown affiliation (44)
FL    Unknown affiliation (1)
GA   Atasi (2), Coosa (5), Coweta (1), Eufaula (1), Kasihta (4), Kolomi (1), unknown affiliation (7)
Present Locations
Confederated into the Creek in AL and OK
Year History
1540 Met by De Soto, conflicts ensued
1559 Visited by companions of De Luna who assisted tribe in wars with Napochi
1708 Had 2,000 warriors per South Carolina
1715 Confederated with Guale and became the largest component of the Creek Confederacy
Year Total Pop. AL FL GA Source
1700 7,000 5,900 100 1,000 NAHDB calculation
1702 7,000         Iberville estimate
1715 6,522         South Carolina census
1800 0       NAHDB calculation
1900 0       NAHDB calculation 
2000 0       NAHDB calculation 
Other speakers of the same language:
Creek, Guale, Seminole
Muskogee Sites:
Creation Myths and Legends of the Creek Indians
Creek Indians
Creek Indians
Creek Indians
Creek Indians
Creek Indian Tribe
Creek Language
Creek Language Archive
Creek Nation
Creek Nation
Creek Nation
Creek People
Creek People
Creek (people)
Invention of the Creek Nation 1670-1763
Muskogee Indian Tribe, History
Muskogee Language (Creek)
Muskogee Language (Creek)
Muskogee Linguistic Lineage
Muskokee (Creek) Literature
Stomp Dance
Sugar T. George

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