Indians of South Carolina

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Carolina Indian Heritage Association

Tribes and Bands of South Carolina

Algnkian, Beaver Creek, Catawba, Cherqwas, Cheraw, Cherokee, Chiaha, Chickasaw, Chicora, Congaree, Coosa, Creek, Croatan, Cusabo, Eno, Edisto, Eutaw or Etiwan, Iroquoi, Keyauwee, Natchez, Pee Dee, Pocotaligo, Saluda, Santee, Savano, Sengkaw, Seewee, Shakori, Shawnee, Siouan, Sissipahaw, Sugaree, Waccamaw, Wassamasaw, Wateree, Waxhaw, Westo, Weenee, Winyaw, Yamasee, Yuchi

Cherokee - Iroquaian, Siouan, Muskhogean and Algonquain

Cherokee Bear Clan, Chalokolowa-Chickasaw, Sumter Band of Cheraw


Hodge, Frederick Webb.Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Instituion, Bureau of Ethonology, Bulletin #30 1907.
Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. ( ) Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin #145.


  • Catawba Reservation , State, Tribe: Catawba


Isaacs, Katherine M., editor. Omni Gazetteer of the United States of America. U.S. Data Sourcebook, Volume 11 Appendices, Bureau of Indian Affairs List of American Indian Reservcations, Appendix E. Indian Reservations. Omnigraphics. Inc., 1991.

Family History Library

The Family History Library has some published documents and histories of Indians who lived in South Carolina in the colonial era. The Catawba, Old Cheraws, Cherokee, and other Indian nations are chronicled in Chapman J. Milling, Red Carolinians (Chapel Hill, North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 1940; Family History Library book 975.7 F2m; film 1425645 item 5).

See Also

South Carolina_History

South Carolina_ Military