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The Tuscarora Ascendancy

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The Tuscarora Indians have often been viewed by scholars as only being significant to North Carolina during the Tuscarora War between 1711 and 1713. This is not the case as the Tuscarora dominated the region for over a century, first amongst the Indian groups of the region and then when dealing with European colonists. From the late 1500s to their defeat in 1713, the Tuscarora attempted to maintain control over their territory and trading rights in much of eastern North Carolina. Their presence demarcated the extent of English settlement in North Carolina from 1654 to 1712 and may have influenced several internal conflicts among the colonists.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 59 Issue 4, Oct 1982, p307-326 , il, por, map, f