Mary Fitts’ article covered the relationships facilitated between the American Indians groups residing in the Central Piedmont region between the sixteenth and first half of the eighteenth century. Highlighted were similar challenges the groups encountered. An examination of one of the groups inhabiting this region, the Catawba, involved factors such as their name’s possible origins, differences in class, social differences, and reasons for their becoming a confederacy of nations. With regards to their pottery, included were four tables and ten figures related to the locations and types. Their locations in this regions were revealed in three maps (see figures 2, 4, and 5), as well as locations for the archaeological expeditions (see figures 3 and 5).