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Weapemeoc Tribe

The Weapemeoc Indians were a small Algonquian tribe of North Carolina, speakers of a Carolina Algonquian dialect. The Weapemeocs no longer exist as a distinct tribe. After colonization the Weapemeoc people suffered from European disease and warfare, and the survivors merged together with other North Carolina tribes. Most Weapemeoc descendants live among the Lumbee Indians today.

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Weapemeoc Language Links

Carolina Algonquian:
    Our resources about the Carolina Algonquian language, including Weapemeoc.

Weapemeoc Culture and History Links

Weapemeoc Tribe History:
    Article on the Weapemeoc tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Carolina Indians: Weapemeoc:
    Information about the historical Weapemeoc tribe of North Carolina.
NC-Pedia: Weapemeoc Indians:
    Information about the Weapemeoc presence in North Carolina.
North Carolina Map:
    Tribal map showing the location of the Weapemeoc and other North Carolina peoples.
Four Directions: Weapemeoc:
    Timeline and links about Weapemeoc history.

Books for sale on the Weapemeoc Indians

The Head in Edward Nugent's Hand: Roanoke's Forgotten Indians:
    Interesting book about the effects of colonization on the Weapemeoc and other Carolina Algonquians.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Los Weapemeoc:
Information about the Weapemeocs in Spanish.
Weapemeoc Tribe:
Weapemeoc links page.



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