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Ibitoupa Indians

The Ibitoupa Indians were a small tribe of Mississippi, relatives of the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes. Their language was never properly recorded, but was probably a Muskogean language like Choctaw and Chickasaw. The Ibitoupa no longer exist as a distinct tribe. Most of them are believed to have merged into the Choctaw tribe, where their descendants still live.

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Ibitoupa Culture and History Links

Ibitoupa Tribe History:
    Article on the Ibitoupa tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Indian Tribes of Mississippi:
    Historical information about the many pre-Columbian tribes of Mississippi, including the Ibitoupa.

Books for sale on the Ibitoupa Indians

Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley:
    Book on the history of the Gulf and Mississippian tribes, including a chapter on the Ibitoupa.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Ibitoupa Social Studies Resources:
Ibitoupa links pages.
Los Ibitoupa:
Information about the Ibitoupas and their language in Spanish.



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