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Coweta is one of the four mother towns of the Muscogee people[1] along with Kasihta, Abihka, and Tuckabutche.[2]

Coweta was located in an area now in the modern state of Alabama. It was a central trading city of the Lower Creeks. Members of the tribal town were also known as Caouitas or Caoüita.[2][p.391]

The Cherokee language name for all the Lower Creeks is Anikhawitha.[2][p.391]

Notable membersEdit


  1. ^ Isham, Theodore and Blue Clark. "Creek (Mvskoke)." Oklahoma Historical Society's Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture. Retrieved 20 Aug 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Walker, Willard B.; Creek Confederacy Before Removal; Sturtevant, William C. (general editor) and Fogelson, Raymond D. (volume editor); Handbook of North American Indians: Southeast: Volume 14; Washington DC; Smithsonian Institution; 2004; ISBN 0-16-072300-0.