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D- North Carolina Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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

Dasamonquepeuc. An Algonquian village on the coast of Dare co., N. C., opposite Roanpke id., in 1587.

Dulastunyi (Dulastûñ′yĭ, potsherd place ). A former Cherokee settlement on Nottely r., Cherokee co., N. C., near the Georgia line. A half-breed (Cherokee ball captain who formerly lived there, John Butler, or Tsanugásita (Sour John) , having been defeated in a ball game, said, in contempt of his men, that they were of no more use than broken pots. Mooney in 19th Rep. B. A. E., 406, 1900.

Dustayalunyi (Dústǎyalûñ′yĭ, where it made a noise, as of thunder or shooting, apparently referring to a lightning stroke). A former Cherokee settlement about the mouth of Shooting cr., an affluent of Hiwassee r., near Hayesville, Clay co., N. C. Mooney in 19th Rep. B. A. E., 517, 1900.

MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. Web. 5 May 2016.
- Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013

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