Chicora Indians – Native Americans in SC

South Carolina SC Native Americans SC Indian Tribes SC Chicora Indians

Name, Language – Chicora Indians

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

Current Status – Chicora Indians

Contact Information – Chicora Indians

SC Location, Territory

Population Estimates – Chicora Indians

  • 1997: 450
  • 2012: 620

History – Chicora Indians

  • 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.

Dwellings – Chicora Indians

  • ?

Food – Chicora Indians

  • Farming – ?
  • Fishing – ?
  • Hunting – ?

Beliefs and Practices – Chicora Indians

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