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Friday, January 25, 2008

Excavating Occaneechi Town

Who are the Occaneechi? From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia," Regions with significant populations United States (North Carolina, Virginia) Language(s)"

"Related ethnic groups Saponi, Tutelo, Monacan, and Siouan
The Occaneechi are Native Americans related to the Saponi, Tutelo, Monacan, and other eastern Siouan peoples living in the Piedmont region of present-day North Carolina and Virginia."

The Voice of the Occaneechi Nation

Recommended reading books....

The First Explorations of the Trans-Allegheny Region by the Virginians by Clarence Walworth Alvord, Lee Bidgood

Early History of the Creek Indians and Their Neighbors By John Reed Swanton, Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology



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