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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: Chicoria, Chicorie, Chickoree, Chichanee, Chigoula (French)
  • Possible meanings:
  • Language family: Siouan

Current Status

Contact Information

  • Chicora Indian Tribe of South Carolina
    6001 S. Kings Highway, Unit 107
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29575
    Phone: 843-424-2714
    Email: chicoraindianssc@aol.com

SC Location, Territory

Population Estimates

  • 1997: 450
  • 2012: 620

History

  • Sometime in the 1520s, the Chicora met Spanish explorer Allyón near Pawley's 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

Food

  • Farming –
  • Fishing –
  • Hunting –

Beliefs and Practices


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