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Koroa Indian Tribe

The Koroa Indians were a small tribe of Mississippi, relatives of the Tunica and Yazoo Indians. Their language was never well recorded, but appears to have been a Gulf language, either a dialect of Tunica or a closely related language. The Koroa no longer exist as a distinct tribe. Most of them are believed to have merged into the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes. Most Koroa descendants still live among the Choctaws today.

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Koroa Culture and History Links

Mississippi Archaeology:
    Map of Koroa and other historic tribal sites of Mississippi.
Tunica and Koroa Indians:
    History and ehtnography of the Tunica and Koroa tribes.
Koroa Tribe History:
    Article on the Koroa tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Encyclopedia of Arkansas: Koroa:
    Information about the Koroa Indians and their historical connections with Arkansas.
    Wikipedia article on the Koroa Indians.
Four Directions: Koroa:
    Timeline and links about Koroa history.

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

Links, References, and Additional Information

Los tribus de Luisiana:
Information about the Koroas and other Louisiana tribes in Spanish.

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