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Tacatacuru Indian Tribe
The Tacatacuru Indians were a small tribe of Florida, relatives of the
The Tacatacuru no longer exist as a distinct
tribe. Like many early Florida tribes, the Tacatacurus were devastated by European
diseases and conquered by the Spanish. There may be some Tacatacuru descendants
in Cuba, where the Spanish shipped some Florida Indians as forced labor, or among the
Seminole tribe, which took in survivors from many different indigenous groups.
The Tacatacuru language was never recorded, but as they were said to be able to converse
with the Timucua, it is likely they spoke a Timucua dialect
or a closely related language.
Our Timucua language resources.
Tacatacuru Tribe History:
Article on the Tacatacuru tribe from the Indian Tribes of North America.
Encyclopedia article on the Tacatacuru Indians.
Four Directions: Tacatacuru:
Timeline and links about Tacatacuru history.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Links pages about the Tacatacurus.
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