Native Americans have lived near the Edisto River for over 400 years. The Edisto Indians were originally known as the Natchez Kusso (Nah-chez Koo-so). The Natchez Kusso were a mixture of tribes. The Natchez first lived amongst the Cherokee. The tribe is now known as the Edisto Natchez-Kusso.
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