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Oct 17, 2009 - Waccamaw-Siouan Indians

My father grew up in the Buckhead, NC area. He went to high school in Clinton, NC at the Indian School locatecd there since no other schools were available for native American children. The tribe has an annual pow-wow during the third weekend of October. I have attached a few pictures of old homesites and several pics of the 2009 pow-wow. The Waccamaw Siouan tribe, which has about 2000 members, has its own web-site at http://www.waccamaw-siouan.com/ Here is an excerpt from the web page regarding the history of the Waccamaw Siouan...

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Oct 11, 2009 - Buckhead, NC

We made it to Buckhead, NC. This is the area in which my father was born and grew up. It is also the location of the Waccamaw Siouan Tribal office. For additional information on our tribe, follow this link or paste it into your browser: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waccamaw_Siouan The tribe has its annual pow-wow the third weekend of October. I will post some pictures after the pow-wow is over.

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