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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.
Map of historic tribal sites of Mississippi including the Natchez and Grigra.
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.
Books for sale on the Grigra Indians
Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley:
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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.
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