American Indian language
American Indian culture
American Indian heritage
The Grigra Indians were a small tribe of Mississippi, members of the
Their language was never recorded, but was probably not related to Natchez
(which has no "R" sound.) The Grigras do not exist as a distinct tribe today.
Most Grigra people were probably absorbed into the Natchez tribe, where their
descendants still live.
MultiTree: Grigra Dialect:
Theories about Grigra's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Grigra Tribe History:
Article on the Grigra tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Indian Tribes of Mississippi:
Historical information about the many pre-Columbian tribes of Mississippi, including the Grigra.
Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley:
Book on the history of the Gulf and Mississippian tribes, including a chapter on the Grigra.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Grigra Social Studies Resources:
Grigra links pages.
Information about the Grigras and their language in Spanish.
Back to the list of North American Indian tribes
Back to Information about the Native Americans for kids
Go on to Native American names
Native American herbs
Native American tattoos
Would you like to sponsor work on the Grigra language page?
Native Languages of the Americas website © 1998-2015 Contacts and FAQ page