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Saponi of North Carolina
The term Saponi or Sappony has been applied to three contemporary groups of people in North Carolina:
- The Sappony, formerly known as the Indians of Person County, formally recognized by the State of North Carolina in 1911.
- The Haliwa-Saponi, primarily based in Halifax County and formally recognized by the State of North Carolina in 1965.
- The Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation was formally recognized by the State of North Carolina after a court battle which ended in 2001.
- Mooney, James, The Siouan Tribes of the East (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of Ethnology), Washington: Government Printing Office, 1894. (Google Books link)
- Rights, Douglas L., The American Indian in North Carolina, 1988. (Google Books link)
- Gap Analysis of the Flower Swift Study
- Haliwa-Saponi (Wikipedia)
- Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe of North Carolina ("under construction")
- Haliwa-Saponi Presence on Web (newspaper article)
- Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation
- Saponi (Wikipedia)
- Saponi Descendants Association
- Saponi Indian Tribe History (Access Genealogy)
- The Saponi Indians (Carolina - The Native Americans)
- Saponi Nation of Missouri, Mahenips Band
- Saponi Nation of Ohio
- The Sappony (Person County North Carolina Genealogy)
- Searching for Saponitown
- Tutelo/Saponi Indian Language
- Indians of North Carolina