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Manahoac Tribe

The Manahoac Indians were a small tribe of Virginia, allies of the Tutelo tribe. Their language was never well recorded, but may have been a Siouan language similar to Tutelo. The Manahoacs no longer exist as a distinct tribe. They merged together with their Tutelo and Saponi neighbors in the 18th century. Most Manahoac descendants still live among the Tutelos and Saponis today, although like other southern Siouan groups, there are probably people of Manahoac descent among the Lumbee tribe.

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Manahoac Culture and History Links

Manahoac Tribe History:
    Article on the Manahoac tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Stafford Museum: Manahoac Indians:
    Museum exhibit displaying Manahoac arrowheads and other artifacts.
    Wikipedia article on the Manahoac Indians.
Four Directions: Manahoac:
    Timeline and links about Manahoac history.

Books for sale on the Manahoac Indians

The Siouan Tribes of the East:
    Book on the history of the Southeast Siouan tribes, including a chapter on the Manahoac Confederacy.
The Manahoac Tribes in Virginia:
    Book about the Manahoac Indians.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Manahoac Tribe:
Manahoac links page.
Grupos Siouan de Virginia:
Information about the Manahoacs and other Virginia Siouan tribes in Spanish.

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