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Moratoc Indians. A tribe described in 1686 as living 160 miles up Roanoke river, perhaps near the south Virginia line. a map of that period places their village on the north side of the river, which then bore their name. They are said to have been an important tribe which refused to hold intercourse with the English.
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. 6 February 2016.
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