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E- Mississippi Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

East Abeika. (Aiabeka, ‘unhealthful place’). A former Choctaw town at the mouth of Straight cr., an affluent of the Sukenatcha, in Kemper co., Miss. Called East Abeika to distinguish it from another town of the same name. Halbert in Miss. Hist. Soc. Publ., vi, 425, 1902. See Abihka.

Ebita Poocola Chitto (I betap okla chitto, ‘fountain-head big people’). A former Choctaw town, noted by Romans, believed to have been situated on the head of Straight cr., in Kemper co., Miss., hence the name Halbert in Miss. Hist. Soc. Publ., vi, 425, 1902.

Ebita Poocola Skatane (Ibetap okla iskitini, ‘fountain-head little people’). A former Choctaw¬† town on the w. or main prong of Yazoo cr., a n. affluent of Petickfa cr., in Kemper co., Miss. Halbert in Miss. Hist. Soc. Publ., vi, 423, 1902.

Escooba (Oski holba, ‘cane-like’, referring to reed-brakes). A former Choctaw town, noted by Romans; evidently situated a few miles E or N. E. of Ayanabi, perhaps on or near Petickfa cr., Kemper co., Miss. Halbert in Miss Hist Soc. Publ., vi, 424, 1902.

Etuck Chukke (blue wood). A former Choctaw town near East Abeika, Kemper co., Miss. Romans, Fla., 309, 1775.


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