Note: Oceola’s real name . . . or actually his political position . . . was Ase Yohola. These Muskogee words mean “Sacred Black Drink – Caller.” In other words, he was not a mikko, but an elected leader of a regional council, whose most important responsibility was the brewing of yaupon holly leaves in to a tea that was used in ceremonies. Today the position of Yahvla (Yahola) primarily means that this person is the Speaker of the town or tribal council.