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Nahyssan Indian Tribe
The Nahyssan Indians were a Siouan
tribe of Virginia, relatives of the Tutelo and
They have also been known as the Monahassanugh, Monahassano, or Yesan.
Their language was never properly recorded, but was probably a dialect of the same Southeastern Siouan
language spoken by the Tutelo and Saponi. The Nahyssan no longer exist as a distinct
tribe. Most of them are believed to have merged together wtih the Tutelos and Saponis, where their
descendants still live today.
Nahyssan Tribe History:
Article on the Nahyssan tribe from the Indian Tribes of North America.
Four Directions: Nahyssan:
Timeline and links about Nahyssan history.
The Siouan Tribes of the East:
Ethnography of the southeastern Siouan tribes, including the Nahyssan.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Links pages about the Nahyssans.
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