Congaree Indians – Native Americans in SC

South Carolina SC Native Americans SC Indian Tribes SC Congaree Indians

Name, Language – Congaree Indians

  • Alternate spellings: ?
  • Possible meanings: ?
  • Language family: Siouan

Current Status – Congaree Indians

SC Location, Territory – Congaree Indians

Related SC Names – Congaree Indians

Population Estimates – Congaree Indians

  • 1600: 800

History – Congaree Indians

  • Epidemics severely reduced the Congaree population during the 1600s.

  • During 1715, the Congaree fought against the colonists in the Yemassee War.

  • In 1716, the colonists captured and enslaved over half the population.

Dwellings – Congaree Indians

  • ?

Food – Congaree Indians

  • Farming – Corn, beans, and squash
  • Fishing – Variety of freshwater fish
  • Hunting – Deer, and other game

Beliefs and Practices – Congaree Indians

  • ?

Related Congaree Indian Resources

  • Congaree Facts - published 1920 - click link, then scroll down
  • Merrell, James H. The Indians' New World: Catawbas and Their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
  • Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Instition Press, 1984, pp. 90-92.


                       
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