The Yamasee Indians were a Muskogean tribe
of Georgia and South Carolina, relatives of the Miccosukee tribe.
Their language was closely related to Muskogean languages like Miccosukee and Apalachee,
and may have been an Apalachee dialect.
After colonization, the Yamasees were devastated by both European diseases and warfare.
Most of the survivors traveled south to join the
Others merged together with the Muskogee Creeks.
Most Yamasee descendants still live among the Seminole and Creek tribes today. Other Yamasee people live in mixed
communities in South Carolina and Georgia.
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