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Eno Indians

The Eno Indians were a small tribe of North Carolina, allies of the Catawba Indians. Their language was never recorded, but may have been a Siouan language similar to Catawba. The Enos no longer exist as a distinct tribe. They merged together with their Catawba neighbors in the 18th century. Most Eno descendants still live among the Catawbas today, although like other Carolina Siouan groups, there are probably people of Eno descent among the Lumbee tribe.

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Eno Language Resources

MultiTree: Shoccoree-Eno:
    Theories about Eno's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Eno Culture and History Links

Eno Tribe History:
    Article on the Eno tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Carolina Indians: The Eno:
    History of the Enos.
Eyewitness Accounts of the Eno and Related Indians:
    Historical account of the Eno tribe.
Wikipedia: Enos: * NCPedia: Eno Indians:
    Encyclopedia articles on the Eno tribe.
Four Directions: Eno:
    Timeline and links about Eno history.

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The Siouan Tribes of the East:
    Book on the history of the Southeast Siouan tribes, including a chapter on the Shoccoree and Eno tribes.

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