Category Archives: Savannah

Antiquities of the Southern Indians, Particularly of the Georgia Tribes

This book, by Charles Jones, written in 1873, is extremely interesting and reveals a great deal about the culture of these tribes.  There are areas that discuss conjurers, marriage and divorce, government, social relations, tools, burials and documentation of mounds. … Continue reading

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South Carolina Indian Traders 1750-1754

The study of traders is important to the study of Native American tribes and ancestors.  Most, if not all, traders established Native relationships, and by that, I mean marital or intimate relationships.  What that means, exactly, depends on the culture … Continue reading

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Visit to the Cherokee, 1756

This visit occurred in the midst of the French and Indian War.  The Cherokee sided with the British until suspicions and differences between the two spawned the Anglo-Cherokee War, also known as the Cherokee Uprising, in 1758 in which the Cherokee fought directly … Continue reading

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