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H Mississippi 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.

Haanka Ullah (Hankha aiola, ‘wild goose there cries’). A former Choctaw town situated on a long flat-topped ridge between Petickfa cr. and Blackwater cr., Kemper co., Miss. It received its name from a pond of water about 7 acres in extent which was much frequented by wild fowl. Romans, Florida, 310, 1775; Halbert in Miss. Hist. Soc. Publ., vi, 420, 1902.

Hoolatassa. A former Choctaw town 4 m. from Abihka, probably in the present Kemper co., Miss. Romans, Fla., 310, 1775.

Hopahka Choctaw. The Choctaw formerly residing in Hopahka town in s. Mississippi, W. of Pearl r., who are spoken of as the most intelligent and influential of the tribe. Known also as Cobb Indians, from their leader. Claiborne (1843) in Sen. Doc, 168, 28th Cong. , 1st sess. , 39, 65, 1844.

Hykehah. A former Chickasaw town, one of a settlement of five, probably in or near Pontotoc co., Miss.

Hyukkeni. A former Choctaw settlement, noted by Romans in 1775, but not located on his map unless it be an unnumbered town on the E. side of Buckatunna cr., N. E. of Yowani, in the present Mississippi. Halbert in Miss. Hist. Soc. Pub. vi, 432, 1902.

MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. Web. 30 August 2016.
- Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013

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