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The Tunica

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10. An early map giving the names of the Indian tribes in the Mississippi Valley when sustained European exploration began in 1673. The Arkansas River is on the lower left. Note the names "Akora" (Koroa) and "Taniska" (Tunica?).

11. A 1732 painting of the Tunica chief "Bride les Noeufs" (Buffalo Tamer) and the widow and son of his predecessor Cahara-Jolingo, who was killed by the Natchez. Bride les Bouefs is carrying three Natchez scalps on his staff.


The Caddo

12. Caddo Indians gathering grapes painting by the famous George Catlin.

 

 

 

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