Native American languages
"Wetumka" is an alternate spelling of Wetumpka, the tribal name of an Alabama Indian band.
Although the villagers were Alabama Indians, "Wetumka" was not their own word for themselves-- it was the name given to the village by the
neighboring Creek tribe. The name means "tumbling water" in Creek, and refers to a waterfall near the village site.
Here are links to our webpages about the Wetumka tribe and language:
Here are a few good books about the Wetumkas:
Journey to the West
Alabama Indian dictionary
Myths and Folktales of the Alabama-Coushatta
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