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Okmulgee

 

 

Ethnie: OKMULGEE
Language: Mikasuki
Family: Eastern Muskogee
Stock: Muskogee
Phylum: Algic
Macro-Culture: Eastern Woodlands
Speakers None
      The Okmulgee were a sedentary hunter/farmer tribe. Aboriginally, they were located near present Macon on the Okmulgee River. They later removed to the Chatahoochee near present Columbus. They separated from the Hitchiti late, and allied with the Osochi and Chiaha. They later yet joined the Creek Confederacy.
Aboriginal Locations: Subdivisions (Villages)
GA   (1)
Present Locations
Confederated into the Creek now in OK
Year History
1715 Soon settled near the Chiaha and Osochi on the Chatahoochee from site of present Macon
1822 On the Flint River
1836 Joined Creek Confederacy, providing Chief Pleasant Porter and the Perryman's (Important in early Creek history)
Year Total GA Pop. Source
1700 200 NAHDB calculation
1750     French census, more than 20 warriors
1760     British census, 30 warriors
1761 220   Young estimate
1800 0 NAHDB calculation
1900 0 NAHDB calculation 
2000 0 NAHDB calculation 
Other speakers of the same language:
Apalachicola, Chiaha, Hitchiti, Miccosuki, Oconee, Sawokli, Tamathli, Yamasee
Okmulgee Sites:
Alabama Indian Tribes  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/alabama/
Georgia Indian Tribes  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/georgia/
Miccosuki Language  http://www.native-languages.org/mikasuki.htm
Mikasuki Language  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=mik
Mikasuki Linguistic Lineage  http://www.ethnologue.com/show_family.asp?subid=92336
Porter, Pleasant (Okmulgee descent) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasant_Porter
Porter, Pleasant (Okmulgee descent)  http://digital.library.okstate.edu/Chronicles/v009/v009p318.html

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