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Muskogee (Creek) Language Project

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This site is a collaboration between faculty at the College of William and Mary and the University of Oklahoma and is designed to make basic sources on the Muskogee (or Creek) language available to a wider audience.

About Muskogee

Muskogee (Mvskoke, Maskoke, or Creek) is a living language spoken in Oklahoma and Florida. It was originally spoken in Alabama and Georgia. In the 1700s and early 1800s, some Muskogee speakers moved to Florida and became known as Seminoles. In the 1830s, most Muskogees and Seminoles were forced to move to Indian Territory.

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Today Muskogee is spoken by several thousand citizens of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, and the Seminole Tribe of Florida.

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