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Native American

  • The Federal Emergency Management Agency has developed a new strategy to better engage with hundreds of Native American tribes facing climate change-related disasters. The agency announced plans Thursday to include the 574 federally recognized tribal nations in discussions about possible future dangers from climate change. FEMA has earmarked $50 million in grants for tribes pursuing ways to ease burdens related to extreme weather. FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell says tribal communities across the country are facing increased threats as a direct result of climate change, from changing sea levels to more floods and wildfires.
  • Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty travels to the USC Lancaster Native American Studies Center and talks with Dr. Stephen Criswell, Director of Native…
  • “C” is for Chicora, Francisco de. Indian captive. Born in the early 16th century, the man the Spaniards called “Francisco” was a native of the present-day…
  • “C” is for Chesterfield County [799 square miles’ population 42,768]. Chesterfield County was established in 1785 when the General Assembly divided the…
  • “C” is for Cherokees. The Cherokees were one of the largest southeastern Native American nations with which Carolina colonists had contact. They arrived…
  • “S” is for Sewees. The Sewees were a Native American nation based along the Santee River and the Sea Islands. In 1670 it was the Sewees who showed the…