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Capinan Indians, Capinans. A small tribe or band noted by Iberville, in 1699, together with the Biloxi and Pascagoula, in Mississippi.  The three tribes then numbered 100 families.  Judging by the association of names, the Capinans may be identical with the Mocobi.


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. 28 May 2016.
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- Last updated on Oct 29th, 2011

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