Welcome to the official website of the Cherokee of South Carolina!

The Eastern Cherokee, Southern Iroquois & United Tribes of South Carolina, Inc, welcome to the Official web site for the Cherokee of South Carolina, or “ah-ni-yv-wi-ya” in the Cherokee language.



Chief Nelson attends the 30th Anniversary CMA Gala.


Chief Nelson assists USC language professor in authoring Cherokee language books for children.


Chief Lamar Nelson of the ECSIUT and Vice Chief Dexter Sharp of the PAIA.

Chief Lamar Nelson is also our official tribal archaeologist. He has many professional accomplishments in that field.