Learning Native American languages
Native American Indian cultures
Moratok Indian Tribe (Moratoc)
The Moratok Indians were an Algonquian
tribe of Virginia, associated with the
They have also been known as the Moratoc.
The Moratok no longer exist as a distinct tribe. It is likely that they merged together with other Virginia Algonquian groups
following smallpox epidemics and tribal warfare. The Moratok language was never properly
recorded, but was probably closely related to the Powhatan language,
and may have been a Powhatan dialect.
Our Powhatan language resources.
Moratoc Tribe History:
Article on the Moratok tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Carolina Native Americans: The Moratoc Indians:
Information about the Moratocs in North Carolina.
Four Directions: Moratok:
Timeline and links about Moratok history.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Links pages about the Moratoks.
Native Languages of the Americas website © 1998-2015 Contacts and FAQ page
Back to the Native Americans tribes list
Back to our Facts about Native Americans
Native headdress for sale
American Native tattoos
Would you like to sponsor work on the Moratok language page?