G- Arkansas Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Guachoya. A palisaded village, probably of the Quapaw, containing 300 houses in the 16th century, on the w. bank of the Mississippi, apparently a short distance below the mouth of the Arkansas. It was here De Soto died, May 21, 1542.

Guahate. A fertile province, probably in the present s. w. Arkansas, heard of by De Soto in 1541 at Quipana as being 8 days s. of that place. Gentl. of Elvas (1557) in French, Hist. Coll. La., n, 182, 1850.

Guasco. A province, possibly Caddoan, visited in 1542 by Moscoso, of De Soto s army, who there found much maize; situated probably in s. w. Arkansas or N. w. Louisiana. See Gentl. of Elvas (1557) in French, Hist. Coll. La., n, 1906 1850.

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906.

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