Cover

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Frontmatter

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Contents

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Preface and Acknowledgments

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pp. vii-x

The state of Mississippi is oft en described as possessing an unrivaled “sense of place,” and it is undeniable that Mississippi’s reputation for cultural distinctiveness is abundantly justified. A very significant contributor to Mississippi’s strong atmosphere of local color is the state’s large stock of Native American place names. Although all fifty states feature indigenous place names, Mississippi’s ...

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Introduction

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pp. xi-xx

Th is book collects and translates the almost six hundred Native American place names currently used in the state of Mississippi. With a few exceptions, obsolete Indian toponyms, consisting largely of stream designations and Indian village names appearing only on old maps and other historical documents, are not listed. Also, place names whose Indian components ...

Native American Place Names in Mississippi

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pp. 1-136

References

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pp. 137-143