Muskogee Dialect

Groups considered to speak “pure” Muskogee – meaning there are minor differences between their dialects – are referred to as “Creeks” in early history.

1823 Map

Reprint of an 1823 map created by Henry Schenck Tanner (1786-1858) showing county boundaries and Native American territories in Georgia and Alabama. By this time in history, the Creek Indians had been pushed into the center area shown on this map. Within the next few years, Indians living in the Southeast were relocated to Oklahoma and other western reservations. Public domain map from the Historical Maps of Alabama collection, University of Alabama, Department of Geography.

The pure Muskogee speakers were: