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Pawokti

 

 

Ethnie: PAWOKTI
Language: Alabaman
Family: Muskhogean
Stock: Muskhogean
Phylum: Algic
Macro-Culture: Eastern Woodlands
Speakers None
       The Pawokti were a sedentary coastal hunter/ farmer tribe. They were located west of the Choctawatchee River near the Gulf of Mexico shore of Alabama. Conflicts with the Creeks forced them to unite with their close relatives, the Alabama.
Aboriginal Locations (# of villages)
AL    (?)
Present Locations
Confederated into the Alabama now in TX
Year History
1706 Driven out of area by Creeks, probably settled near Mobile with Tawasa
1717 Living near present Montgomery when Fort Toulouse established
1799 Joined Alabama
Year Total AL Population Source
1700   NAHDB calculation
1715   English census
1799   Hawkins estimate
1800 NAHDB calculation
1882 US Indian Office
1900   NAHDB calculation 
1993     UTexas Online Alabama and Coushatta less 100 Coushatta
2000   NAHDB calculation
Other speakers of the same language:
Alabama, Coushatta, Kaskinampo, Muklasa, Tuskegee
Pawotki Sites:
Alabama  http://www.nativeamericans.com/AlabamaTribe.htm
Alabama and Coushatta Indian Reservation  http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=26081
Alabama-Coushatta  http://www.ontalink.com/native_americans/alabama_coushatta.html
Alabama-Coushatta Constitution and By-Laws  http://thorpe.ou.edu/IRA/consalacous.pdf
Alabama-Coushatta Indians  http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/AA/bma19.html
Alabama-Coushatta Indians  http://www.texasindians.com/albam.htm
Alabama-Coushatta Indians  http://www.tamu.edu/upress/books/1997/hook.htm
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas  http://www.alabama-coushatta.com/
Alabama-Coushatta Tribes Work to Preserve Unwritten Language  http://www.turtletrack.org/Issues00/Co08262000/CO_08262000_Alabama_Coushatta.htm
Alabama Indians  http://www.bjgeiger.com/texas/history/indians/alabamas.html
Alabama Indian Tribes  http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/alabama/
Alabama Language  http://www.ling.unt.edu/~montler/Alabama/
Alabama Language  http://www.native-languages.org/alabamas.htm
Alabama Tribe History Brief  http://www.manataka.org/page664.html

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