I- Georgia 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.

Icosans. Mentioned by Bartram (Trav., 54, 1792) in connection with the Ogeeche, Santee, Utina, Wapoo, Yamasi, etc., as having been attacked by the Creeks, and “who then surrounded and cramped the English possessions.” The reference is to the early colonial period of South Carolina and Georgia.

Ikatikunahita (iká′tĭ‘ ‘swamp’, kûnahi′ta ‘long’: Long Swamp town). A Cherokee settlement, about the period of the removal in 1839, situated on Long Swamp cr., about the boundary of Forsyth and Cherokee cos., N. w. Ga. (J. M.)

Intatchkalgi (‘people of the beaver dams’. Gatschet). A former Yuchi town on Opihlako cr., 28 m. above its junction with Flint r., probably in Dooly co., Ga. It contained 14 families in 1799.

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Itahasiwaki ( old log ). A former Lower Creek town on lower Chattahoochee r., 3 m. above Ft Gaines, Ga., with 100 inhabitants in 1820.

Itseyi (Itséyĭ, new green place, or ‘place of fresh green’; often falsely rendered ‘Brasstown’, from the confusion of Itséyĭ and Uñtsaiyĭ, the latter term signifying brass). The name of several former Cherokee settlements. One was on Brasstown cr. of Tugaloo r., in Oconee co., S. C. ; another was on Little Tennessee r., near the present Franklin, Macon co., N. C., and probably about the junction of Cartoogaja cr. ; a third, known to the whites as Brasstown, was on upper Brasstown cr. of Hiwassee r., Towns co., Ga. Mooney in 19th Rep. B. A. E., 523, 1900.

Ivy Log. A Cherokee settlement, about the period of the removal of the tribe to Indian Ter. in 1839, on Ivy Log cr., Union co., N. Ga. (J. M.)


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

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