Native American Culture

Jar with Heads

Sara Ayers. Jar with Heads. 1987. Clay 12" x 9" x 9". Image courtesy of the SC Arts Commission.

Learn about Native American culture both before European contact and today.

Visual Arts

Native American artists in South Carolina make pottery, weaving, and other arts.

Food Culture

Explore the food traditions of Native Americans in South Carolina, before the Europeans and since.


Catawba indian
Edisto Indian Cultural Festival in Ladison, SC. Image from flickr user Reellady.

Learn about the Cherokee or Tsalagi language and say O’siyo!

Specific Tribes

These Native American tribes have all lived in South Carolina and are a state or federally recognized tribe.

Native American Culture

Learn about the culture of Native American tribes in South Carolina.