Onathaqua Indians (possibly intended for Ouathaqua). A tribe or village about Cape Cañaveral east coast of Florida, in constant alliance with the Calusa in 1564 (Laudionniére). Probably identical in whole or in part with the Ais tribe. Not to be confounded with Onatheaqua.
- Oathkaqua – De Bry map (1591) in Le Moyne, Narr., Appleton trans., 1875.
- Onathqua – Laudionniére (1564) in French, Hist. Coll., Louisiana, n.s., 282, 1869 (possibly for Ouathaqua).
- Onothaca – Brackenridge, Louisiana, 84, 1814.
- Otchaqua – De l’Isle, map, 1700.
MLA Source Citation:Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 20 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/onathaqua-tribe.htm - Last updated on Feb 4th, 2012
Our "rules" are simple. Keep the conversation on subject and mind your manners! If this is your first time posting, we do moderate comments before we let them appear... so give us a while to get to them. Once we get to know you here, we'll remove that requirement.