Muskogean


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Muskogean

(məskō`gēən), branch of Native North American languages belonging to the Hokan-Siouan linguistic family, or stock, of North and Central America. See Native American languagesNative American languages,
languages of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere and their descendants. A number of the Native American languages that were spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New World in the late 15th cent.
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She then delved into fieldwork with various other endangered or extinct species: Natchez, the only known member of its family of languages, as well as several of the Muskogean branch-offs, like Creek-Seminole.
Southeast, like the Muskogean, appear to have had a kind of ritual suttee and other human sacrifices at the funerals of members of the upper classes.
the Athapaskan, Siouan, Muskogean families, and the South American Tupi-Guarani family) have active typology.