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The Taposa Indians were a small tribe of Mississippi,
relatives of the Chickasaw and
They were sometimes also known as the Tapoucha. Their language was never properly
recorded, but was probably a Muskogean language like Choctaw and Chickasaw. The Taposa no longer exist as a distinct
tribe. Most of them are believed to have merged into the Choctaw tribe, where their
descendants still live.
Taposa Tribe History:
Article on the Taposa tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Wikipedia article on the Taposa Indians.
Indian Tribes of Mississippi:
Historical information about the many pre-Columbian tribes of Mississippi, including the Taposa.
Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley:
Book on the history of the Gulf and Mississippian tribes, including a chapter on the Taposa.
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