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Native American Tribes of South Carolina
Welcome to our South Carolina State Facts section, part of an educational project
designed to provide information about indigenous people in different U.S. states.
Follow the links to the right of our tribal map for more information about the language, culture and history
of each Souith Carolina tribe, or scroll below the map for South Carolina Indian activities including a wordsearch,
fact sheets for kids about each tribe, and worksheets teaching words from the different Native American languages
of South Carolina. Feel free to print any of these materials out for classroom use!
American Indians in South Carolina
The original inhabitants of the area that is now South Carolina included:
Other Indian tribes who moved into South Carolina after Europeans arrived included: The Chickasaw tribe
The Shawnee tribe
Here are the addresses of South Carolina's Indian reservations There is one federally recognized Indian tribe in South Carolina today. :
The Catawba Indian Nation:
PO Box 188
Catawba, SC 29704
Other Indian tribes, bands and communities remaining in South Carolina today include: Chaloklowas Chickasaw Indian People:
501 Tanner Lane
Hemingway, SC 29554
The Cherokee Indian Tribe of South Carolina:
PO Box 7062
Columbia, SC 29202
Chicora Indian Tribe of South Carolina:
5641 Barking Dog Lane
Conway, SC 29527
Edisto Indian Tribe (Natchez- Kusso):
1125 Ridge Road
Ridgeville, SC 29472
Pee Dee Indian Tribe:
PO Box 557
McColl, SC 29570
Santee Indian Tribe of South Carolina:
208 Foster Mill Circle
Pauline, SC 29374
Waccamaw Indian People:
PO Box 628
Conway, SC 29528
Wassamasaw Indian Tribe of the Creek Nation:
131 Benjamin Drive
Moncks Corner, SC 29461
Feel free to print these out for classroom use!
Teaching and learning activities about South Carolina Native Americans:
Printable puzzle hiding the names of South Carolina's Indian tribes.
South Carolina Tribes Word Search:
Learn to say "hello" in several Native South Carolina languages.
South Carolina Language Greetings:
Learn the Native American names of South Carolina animals.
South Carolina Native Animals:
Directions for using the Cherokee writing system to spell English names.
Write Your Name In Cherokee:
Answers to frequently asked questions about the tribes of South Carolina.
South Carolina Indian Facts for Kids:
We currently have pages for the Cherokee,
Recommended books about South Carolina Native Americans: Introducing South Carolina's Native American history and culture to kids.
South Carolina Indians:
Thorough reference book about the Native American tribes of South Carolina.
Encyclopedia of South Carolina Indians:
Anthropology text on South Carolina's Indian tribes.
The Indians of South Carolina:
Interesting ethnography of the Carolina Siouan tribes.
Native Americans in the Carolina Borderlands:
The effects of colonization on the Catawbas and other Indians of South Carolina.
The Indians' New World:
Book on the traditions and cultural struggles of the contemporary Waccamaw Indian tribe.
Other resources about American Indian history, culture and society in South Carolina state: Organization working on behalf of South Carolina Native American people.
South Carolina Indian Affairs Commission:
Maps and articles on the history and culture of South Carolina's Indian tribes and bands.
South Carolina Native Americans:
Historical information on several American Indian tribes native to South Carolina.
South Carolina Indian History:
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