SC American Indian Government

Cherokee

  • Met in the center of the village at the council house.
  • Holy man or women gave spiritual advice to people.
  • The white leader helped during peaceful times the red leader helped when people were at war.
  • People of the council discussed what was happening in the village and had to agree on the rules.

indians

Catawba

  • Leaders met at a council house.
  • They discussed what was happening in the village and made choices for the village.

Yemassee

  • People followed the advice of the council.
  • Listened to leaders if they made good decisions.