Photo: The Chicora meet the Spanish. Friendly at first, the Spanish suddenly captured 140 people for slaves and half died en route to Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea.

Courtesy of Library of Congress; PD

Chicora | Periscope
Chicora | Periscope
Episode 1


The Chicora were traditionally a coastal tribe living near Pawleys Island, South Carolina. They grew corn, tobacco and beans in their gardens and domesticated animals like deer and chickens. Because...