noun (plural same or Muskogees)
1A member of an American Indian people of the southeastern US, who led the Creek Indian confederacy.
- As white encroachment became more and more aggressive, the Muskogees found themselves on the defensive.
- The Muskogees were defeated and according to custom the captured spoils were divided among the victors.
- It is not generally known, however, that the Muskogees of North Florida were the first major Indian community forcibly removed.
Relating to the Muskogee or their language.
- In a similar vein, a woman of Seminole and Muskogee heritage tells of establishing ‘photographic sovereignty’ by assuming ‘responsibility to reinterpret images of Native peoples’.
From Creek ma:skó:ki.
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