The Talimali Band of Apalachee

by Dayna Bowker Lee


born in the New World from Old World origins. This term was used to set apart those people, regardless of ethnic admixture, who were born in the New World from those born in Europe. The term "creole" was applied to slaves, livestock, and produce, as well as colonial citizens.
"Petites Nations":
small, independent Southeastern Indian nations, many of whom relocated from east of the Mississippi River to colonial Louisiana to avoid English and American expansion
virgin soil diseases:
epidemics in which at-risk populations have no previous contact with the diseases and are immunologically defenseless
métis; mestizo:
the children and descendants of American Indian and European unions

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