Topic: Koroa

Koroa Indians

Koroa Tribe: Meaning unknown. Also called: Kúlua, Choctaw name, the Muskhogean people being unable to pronounce r readily. Koroa Connections. The name and associations, together with Le Page du Pratz’s (1758) statement that their language possessed an r sound, are practically conclusive proof that this tribe belonged to the Tunican linguistic group. Koroa Location. The Koroa appear oftenest in association with the Yazoo on the lower course of Yazoo River, but at the very earliest period they were on the banks of the Mississippi or in the interior of what is now Louisiana on the other side of that river.

Koroa Tribe

Koroa Indians. A small tribe, perhaps related to the Tonika, whose home was on the west bank of the Mississippi below the Natchez, on the Yazoo, and in the country intervening westward from the Mississippi. They were visited early in 1682 by La Salle, who described their cabins as dome-shaped, about 15 ft high, formed chiefly of large canes, and without windows 1Margry, Déc., 1, 558, 1876 . They were considered warlike, and were cruel and treacherous. In 1705 a party of them, hired by the French priest Foucault to convey him by water to the Yazoo, murdered him and