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South Carolina – Indians, Native Americans – Chicora

South Carolina SC Native Americans SC Indian Tribes SC Chicora Indians

Name, Language

  • Alternate spellings: Shakori, Chicorana, Chicoria, Chicorie, Chickoree, Chichanee, Chicoula, Chiquola, Chigoula (French)
  • Possible meanings:
  • Language family: Siouan

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Population Estimates

  • 1997: 450
  • 2012: 620


  • Sometime in the 1520s, the Chicora met Spanish explorer Lucas Vazquez de Ayllon near Pawleys Island.

  • In 1743, during an attempt by the government to force all remaining Indians to move to the Catawba community, Chief Eno Jemmy Warrior met with the Catawbas at Cherawtown.



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