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Catawba people


The Catawba were once considered one of the most powerful Southeastern ... involved in agriculture, the Catawba were friendly toward early European colonists. ... It was also officially recognized b...



In 1728 there were six villages, all on the Catawba River, the most northerly of ... with the neighboring Cherokee existing from a period before the Europeans. ... North Carolina's resources, and they called on South Carolina for assistance.

"The difference is about our land": Cherokees and ... - Learn NC


The Indians had no natural immunity to many European diseases, including .... was established for the Catawba in South Carolina just below the North Carolina  ...

Facts for Kids: Catawba Indians (Catawbas) - Orrin's Website


Includes facts about Catawba Indian food, clothing, dwellings, artifacts, and customs. ... The Catawbas are original residents of North and South Carolina. ... In colonial times, the Catawbas adapted European costume into their own style, ...

Catawba and Northern Trail | Learn | FamilySearch.org


The Catawba and Northern Trail began in York County, South Carolina and ended in ... Originally an Indian path, this trail connected North Carolina's European ...

Catawba Indians | NCpedia


Jan 1, 2006 ... Catawba Indians are often referred to as the Catawba Nation, a term that ... Valley above and below the present-day North Carolina-South Carolina border. ... and disruptive consequences of Euro-American frontier expansion.

Clay County North Carolina Webmaster--Historical Highlights Of ...


At the time of the first European contact, North Carolina was inhabited by a ... borrowing from their southern neighbors as they adapted to the geographical and ... The Catawba was one of the Siouan-speaking tribes of the piedmont area of the ...

The Catawba Project


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ... 1) document the formation of the modern Catawba Nation through the process ... European contact. ... During the French and Indian Wars (1754–1763), Catawba warriors supported South Carolina.

Treaty of Nations Ford between the Catawba and the State of South ...


In 1840, South Carolina negotiated a treaty with the Catawba at Nations Ford. ... their use in Heyward County, North Carolina or in some other mountainous Thinly ... Americans and European settlers, including alliances and land agreements ...

Voices of the Sandhills: Archaeology


Prior to the arrival of Europeans in the Southeast, the Alabama and the Quassarte people lived ... The Catawba Nation is centered in Rock Hill, South Carolina. ... encompass the lower Piedmont portions of North Carolina and South Carolina.

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Early History | Catawba Indian Nation


Before contact with the Europeans it is believed that the tribe inhabited most of the Piedmont area of South Carolina, North Carolina and parts of Virginia.

North Carolina History Project : Catawba Indians


Both war and European disease proved fatal to the Catawba, and by 1760, only ... or the Catawba Nation is the only federally recognized tribe to reside in South ...

Catawba Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


The Catawba are an American Indian group who live in North and South Carolina. ... When Europeans arrived, the Catawba bordered on the Cherokee to the west, the Cheraw, Occaneechi, ..... Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.

South Carolina - Indians, Native Americans - Catawba


Information about the Catawba, including their history and current status as well as ... many smaller tribes, which had been devasted by European diseases and war. In 1711, they fought with the British against the Tuscarora of North Carolina.

History of Nations Ford — Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation


Nations Ford, located near Rock Hill, South Carolina, was one of a series of ... Virginia, crossed the Piedmont of North Carolina, passed into South Carolina, ... The date of the first contact between the Catawbas and Europeans is unknown.