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  • A bipartisan Concurrent Resolution of the House and Senate, introduced by Representative Nathan Ballentine, and Representative Gilda Cobb-Hunter, and supported by Senator John Courson, has passed the South Carolina Legislature. The resolution supports the return of the Native American Indian human remains to their descendants. It also recognizes the stewardship of the agencies and collections that have protected them to this point. The resolution calls upon all organizations to return the ancestors as quickly as possible. View
  • Congratualtions to the 2011 Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Awards Winner: Ms. Florence Harris Wade of the Catawba Indian Nation! For more information about Ms. Wade and the Folk Heritage Awards, please visit the South Carolina Arts Commission webpage.  View
  • For detailed information on these laws and other legislation, please visit and quick search for "Indian" and/or "Native American".

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