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Mobile Tribe (Mabila, Mavila)
The Mobile Indians were a Muskogean
tribe of Alabama, relatives of the Choctaw tribe.
Their language was never well recorded, but was probably either a dialect of Choctaw or a closely related
language. A regional trade language used by the Mobiles and their neighbors, known as the
Mobilian Trade Jargon, is much better-known
than their own language. The Mobile no longer exist as a distinct
tribe. Most of them are believed to have merged into the Choctaw tribe, where their descendants still live today.
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Mobilian Trade Langauge:
Our resources about the Mobilian Jargon.
Mobile Language Tree:
Theories about Mobile language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Mobile Tribe History:
Information on the Mobile Indians from the Handbook of American Indians.
The Mobilian Indians:
Article on the Mobile tribe and their interactions with early colonists.
Wikipedia article on the Mobile Indians.
Mobile Indian Tribe:
Historical profile of the Mobile Indians.
Four Directions: Mobile:
Timeline and links about Mobile history.
Good book on the Mobilian trade language.
The Mobile Indians:
Ethnography of the Mobile tribe's history and culture.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Mobile links page.
Los pueblos nativos del Sureste:
Information about the Mobiles and other Southeastern tribes in Spanish.
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