Winyaw

Winyaw Indians

Winyaw Tribe: Meaning unknown. Winyaw Connections. The Winyaw are placed in the Siouan linguistic family on circumstantial evidence. Their closest connections were with the Pedee and Waccamaw. Winyaw Location. On Winyaw Bay, Black River, and the lower course of the Pee Dee. Winyaw History. Unless this tribe is represented by the Yenyohol of Francisco of …

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Winyaw Tribe

Winyaw Indians. One of the small tribes living on lower Pedee river and its tributaries in South Carolina.  Of their language nothing is known, and very little else in recorded concerning them, as they were never prominent in history.  It is supposed, however, from their associations that they were of Siouan affinity. They dwelt on …

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The Pedee, Waccamaw, And Winyaw; The Hooks and Backhooks Indians

These small tribes lived on the lower Pedee and its tributaries in South Carolina and the contiguous border of North Carolina. Nothing is known of their language and very little can now be learned of their former daily life or their religious system of belief, as they were never prominent in history. For the “Hooks” …

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