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The Sewee Indians were a small tribe of South Carolina, allies of the
Their language was never well recorded, but may have been a member of the
language family, similar to Cheraw. After colonization, the Sewees were devastated by European
diseases, warfare, and a disaster at sea. Most of the survivors merged together with the neighboring
Catawba tribe, where
their descendants still live today.
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Sewee Language Tree:
Theories about Sewee language relationships compiled by Linguist List.
Sewee Tribe History:
Article on the Sewee tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Carolina Indians: Sewee:
Information about the historical Sewee tribe of South Carolina.
Wikipedia article on the Sewee Indians.
Four Directions: Sewee:
Timeline and links about Sewee history.
The Siouan Tribes of the East:
Book on the history of the Southeast Siouan tribes, including a chapter on the Sewee and Congaree.
The Sewee: The Island People of the Carolina Coast:
History and culture of the Sewee Indian tribe.
Links, References, and Additional Information
Sewee links page.
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