Taposa was an American Indian tribe located in the south of the United States, originating from the area that is now the state of Mississippi.[1] Their earliest known location was on Yazoo River, near the Chakchiuma and Chickasaw tribes.[2][3]

The original meaning of the name "Taposa" has been lost.[4]


  1. ^ Indian Tribe History
  2. ^ Mississippi Indian Tribes
  3. ^ The Indian Tribes of North America By John Reed Swanton
  4. ^ Baca, Keith A. (2007). Native American Place Names in Mississippi. University Press of Mississippi. p. 121. ISBN 978-1-60473-483-6.