Catawba Indian Cultural Center

The Catawba Indian Nation is the only federally recognized tribe in South Carolina, with modern day tribal lands located in York County. The Catawba Indians, known as yeh is-WAH h’reh meaning “People of the River,” have lived on their ancestral lands along the banks of the Catawba River dating back at least 6000 years. The tribe has a long history and a rich culture that lives on today.

You can visit the Catawba Indian Nation Cultural Center which provides and interactive overview of their rich history and culture in York County. The Cultural Center holds exhibits, walking trails, and an artisan shop featuring pottery and jewelry from native artisans.