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Native American Resources

South Carolina has a rich and long history with the Native American inhabitants of the state.  The settlement of South Carolina brought European settlers into contact, and often conflict, with indigenous Native American peoples. Among the collections at the South Carolina Department of Archives and history are numerous records that document and illuminate South Carolina’s relationship with Native Americans.


Listed below are links to resources available at the South Carolina Department of Archives and History that are useful in the study of the state’s Native American peoples:


The published Journals of the Commissioners of the Indian Trade, 1710-1718

Published Documents Relating to Indian Affairs, 1750-1754

Additional entries are forthcoming...