The Tunica, plus the Koroa, Tiou (Tioux), and Yazoo, lived in west-central Mississippi and northeastern Louisiana. Their descendants live in a community near Marksville, Louisiana. They spoke a language isolate in the Macro-Algonkian phylum and numbered only a few dozen in the 1980s.


Brain, Jeffrey P., et al. (1979). Tunica Treasure. Harvard University, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Papers, no. 71. Cambridge.

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