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Pee Dee Then & Now | Periscope
Pee Dee Then & Now | Periscope

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Most members of the Pee Dee Indian Nation now live near the South Carolina towns of Cheraw and McColl. The Pee Dee Indians continue to show a dedication to their land and the people near it. During...
The Pee Dee and the Europeans | Periscope
The Pee Dee and the Europeans | Periscope

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Diseases brought by the Europeans killed great numbers of the Pee Dee Indians. Despite this problem, they traded deer skins and formed alliances with the new colonists. During the Revolutionary War...
First Native People Europeans Met | Periscope
First Native People Europeans Met | Periscope

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The Pee Dee were some of the first native people the Europeans met while exploring the Americas. Spanish explorer D'Allyon (dee-al-yon) made contact with the Pee Dee Indians in 1521. Prior to the...
Native American Place Names in South Carolina
Native American Place Names in South Carolina

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Here are some of the meanings of these names: * Enoree -- River of Muscadines * Santee -- Safety, Protection * Cheraw -- Fire * Chatooga -- Rocky Waters * Tamassee -- Place of the Sunlight of God *...
Those Who Remain, Part 4 - Pee Dee
Those Who Remain, Part 4 - Pee Dee

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Cheerleading, playing football and coaching are a way of life for the Locklear family in the Pee Dee. Football is only half of their identity. Chief Locklear expresses regret that the language of the...
Those Who Remain, Part 1 - Native Population
Those Who Remain, Part 1 - Native Population

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In this segment, Herb McAmis, an adopted member of the Edisto-Kusso-Natchez people of Dorchester and Colleton Counties, explains that some are genetic Indians and some are Indians in their hearts. He...
Waccamaw People's Pow Wow | Pee Dee Explorer
Waccamaw People's Pow Wow | Pee Dee Explorer

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At the 17th annual Waccamaw People's Festival in Aynor, S.C., Phil White Eagle, 2nd Chief Judicial with the Waccamaw, describes the Pow Wow as a gathering in which not only tribal people attend, but...