Hitchiti


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a member of the Muskhogean people formerly living in Georgia

the Muskhogean language spoken by the Hitchiti

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Once again," Daniels noted, "we don't know the meaning of this Swift Creek design but we can deduce that the Hitchiti felt these symbols were closely associated or identical in meaning otherwise why include them together within the same design?
Grantham, "Hitchiti: Hitchiti Origin (HI)," in Grantham, Creation Myths, 135.
America) makes ACOL (a bidding system in bridge), HITCHITI (tribe of American Indians) makes CHIT, and INNSIGNS appositely makes GINS
ACTAEACEAE, AVERAGER, BRIDLEBRIDGE, CATENATE, DEREDDENED, DERIDERS, EMENDEMENTE, EYELEVEL, HITCHITI (tribe of American Indians), INEDITED, INGOINGS, INSTINCT, KIPSKINS, LOGOLOGY, MONOMINO (jrm), MINICLINIC (WW72144), NIVENITE, ORICONIC (w2), OUTMOUTH, OVERGOVERN, PATESIATES, RESERENE, RESTRESS (w2), RETHRESH (w2), RIVERINE, SPONSION, TRESTLES, TYLOSTYLUS and UNCHURCH.
Likewise, among the Hitchiti there is "A Rip Van Winkle Story," among the Alabama there is the "Story of the Mule's Return" and among the Koasati there are the "Locust and Ant" and "The Dog and Heron"; likewise, among the Natchez, there are "The Fox and the Crawfish," "The Twelve Irishmen," "The Two Irishmen," and "Jack and the Beanstalk.
Language (many of them spoke Hitchiti, a dialect related to yet distinct from the dominant Creek tongue) and geography led these people to identify with the dissident Creeks known as Seminoles, rather than with the new "national" leaders.