Huma



The Huma (Houma, Sabine) lived on the east side of the Mississippi River near the present Louisiana-Mississippi border. They are now settled in several communities around Houma, Louisiana, in Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes. They speak a Muskogean language and numbered 2,221 in 1966, 2,600 in 1980.


Bibliography

Curry, Jan (1979). "A History of the Houma Indians and Their Story of Federal Nonrecognition." American Indian Journal 5(l):8-28.

Stanton, Max E. (1971). "A Remnant Indian Community: the Houma of Southern Louisiana." In The Not So Solid South, edited by J. Kenneth Morland, 82-92. Athens, Ga.: Southern Anthropological Society.

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