Ongoing Confusion: The Battle of Hikeah vs. Ackia

LaDonna Brown

LaDonna explains that the famous chronicler James Adair spells this pivotal, grand-scale battle as “Hikeah.” She notes that the National Park Service, through legislation, advanced “Ackia.” She makes no bones about the correct spelling, pronunciation and meaning.


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The French Attacked a Chickasaw Peace Village

LaDonna Brown
Archaeologist LaDonna Brown describes the infamous 1736 Battle of Hikea (Ackia) in which the French attacked a Chickasaw peace village.