Pascagoula


Pascagoula

The Pasacagoula (also Pascoboula, Pacha-Ogoula, Pascagola, Pascaboula, Paskaguna) were an indigenous group living in coastal Mississippi on the Pascagoula River.

The name "Pascagoula" is a Mobilian Jargon term meaning "bread people". The Biloxi called them "Pascoboula".

Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville encountered the tribe in 1699 and was impressed by the beauty of Pascagoula women.

Much of the population died from European diseases. Fact|date=February 2007

Language

John Sibley reported that they spoke their own language which was different from neighboring languages in addition to Mobilian Jargon. Their language is undocumented.

Links

* [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/pascagoula/pascagoulahist.htm Pascagoula Indian Tribe History]
* [http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/PP/bmp36.html Pascagoula Indians]

Bibliography

* Goddard, Ives. (2005). The indigenous languages of the Southeast. "Anthropological Linguistics", "47" (1), 1-60.
* Higginbotham, Jay (Trans., Ed.). (1969). "The journal of Sauvole". Mobile: Colonial Books.
* McWilliams, Richebourg G. (Ed., Trans.). (1981). "Iberville's gulf journals". University: University of Alabama Press.
* Le Page du Pratz, Antoine Simon. (1758). "Histoire de la Louisiana" (Vols. 1-3). Paris: De Bure.
* Sibley, John. (1806). Historical sketches of the several Indian tribes in Louisiana, south of the Arkansa River, and between the Mississippi and River Grand. In T. Jefferson (Ed.), "Message from the President of the United States communicating the discoveries made in exploring the Missouri, Red River, and Washita" (pp. 48-62). New York: G. F. Hopkins.


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