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Congaree Indians

The Congaree Indians were a small tribe of South Carolina, relatives of the Catawba Indians. 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.

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Congaree Language Resources

MultiTree: Congaree:
    Theories about Congaree's language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Congaree Culture and History Links

Congaree Tribe History:
    Article on the Congaree tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Carolina Indians: The Congaree:
    History of the Congarees.
Congarees:
    Wikipedia article on the Congaree Indians.
Four Directions: Congaree:
    Timeline and links about Congaree history.

Books for sale on the Congaree Indians

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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