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Chakchiuma Indians

Chakchiuma Tribe: Proper spelling Shåktci homma, meaning “Red Crawfish People.” Chakchiuma Connections. They spoke a dialect closely related to Choctaw and Chickasaw. Their nearest relatives were the Houma, who evidently separated from them in very recent...

Chakchiuma Tribe

Chakchiuma Indians (Choctaw: saktchi ‘crawfish,’ huma ‘red,’ probably referring to a clan totem). A tribe speaking a Choctaw-Chickasaw dialect, formerly living on Yazoo river, Mississippi, and, according to Iberville1 between the Taposa below...

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