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The Congaree Indians were a small tribe of South Carolina, relatives of the
Few records remain of the Congaree language, but it was probably a Siouan language like Catawba.
The Congarees were defeated in a war with South Carolina colonists, and the survivors took refuge
with the Catawba tribe, where most Congaree descendants live today.
Theories about Congaree's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Congaree Tribe History:
Article on the Congaree tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Carolina Indians: The Congaree:
History of the Congarees.
Wikipedia article on the Congaree Indians.
Four Directions: Congaree:
Timeline and links about Congaree history.
The Siouan Tribes of the East:
Book on the history of the Southeast Siouan tribes, including a chapter on the Sewee and Congaree.
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