Who Were the Native Americans? Term Paper by Top Papers

Who Were the Native Americans?
An exploration of the four Native-American tribes the English traded with.
# 139213 | 2,250 words | 6 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Native-American Studies (General)


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The paper relates that the Creek Indians were the largest in population of the four tribes the English traded with in the South, and they also controlled the largest land mass. The paper asserts that it is important that the Creek Indian tribe is not viewed as a single unit-in fact the term confederacy defines the Creek Indians far better than tribe. The paper relates that the structure of the Creek tribe was village centered and the village was a political structure that functioned independently from other villages in the tribe. The paper further relates that the Creek tribe had a common language, but the tribe's native tongue were an addition to this common language.

From the Paper:

"The Creek Indian was the largest tribe in what is now called the Southeastern United States. The first foreign settlers in Creek territories were the Spanish. Missionaries and large garrisons settled along the coast of the south with little success. By the late 1600's English traders had begun trade with the Creek Indians. There were three other tribes the English trade with as well: Choctaw, Chickasaw and Cherokee (Merrell 1999, 106-127). The Creek Indians were the largest in population of the four tribes the English trades with in the South. They also controlled the largest land..."

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