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also Mic·co·su·kee  (mĭk′ə-so͞o′kē)
n. pl. Mikasuki or Mik·a·su·kis also Miccosukee or Mic·co·su·kees
1. A member of a Native American people formerly inhabiting northwest Florida, now forming part of the Seminole people of southern Florida.
2. The Muskogean language of the Mikasuki.


or Mic•co•su•kee

(ˌmɪk əˈsu ki)

n., pl. -kis or -kees, (esp. collectively) -ki or -kee.
1. a member of an American Indian people, formerly part of the Creek Confederacy and surviving chiefly as one of the two branches of the Muskogean family represented among the Seminoles.
2. the Muskogean language of the Mikasuki.
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By late 1835, King Philip and Mikasukis had raided sugar plantations south of St.
Again, the indexes offer at a glance direct references to many Native peoples: Caddos, Choctaws, Cherokees, Chickasaws, Chippewas, Chuas, Comanches (naming different subgroups), Delawares, Foxes, Kansas, Kaskasklas, Mikasukis, Missouris, Ottowas, Pawnees, Pitavirate Neisy Pawnees, Pawnee Republic, Grand Pawnees, Peorias, Osages, Sauks (Sacs), Seminoles, Senecas, Shawnees, Potawatomies, Quapaws, Weas, Winnebagos and Wyandots.
The Native peoples mentioned are the Abnakis, Alibamus, Apaches, Arkansas, Atakapas, Biloxies, Caddos, Cances, Choctaws, Chawanons, Cherokees, Chickasaws, Creeks, Delawares, Loups, Nahas, Mascoutens, Mesquakis (Mascokees is here the Spanish version of the tribe more commonly known as Fox), Mikasuki (the Spanish rendering here is Mecasuques), Miamis, Opelousas, Osages, Plankashaws, Sauks, Seminoles, Sioux, Talapoosas, Tawehashes, Tunicas, Wabashes, and Yuchis.
There were others who welcomed those newcomers in the same spirit of camaraderie with which they had greeted their predecessors, and these were the Tallahassees, the Muskhogeans, the Mikasukis, and the Black insurgents.