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In North Carolina, the Tuscarora was one of the six Indian groups whose arrival preceded Europeans by many centuries. The 1713 battle in New Bern yielding the massacre of nine hundred, and knelled their way of life. As for who initiated this battle, it is certain. Was it Europeans wanting the land? Was it other Indian groups wanting to destroy them?
This is a very general look at the period of Native American habitation of North Carolina with references to John Lawson's recorded observations of his encounters with Indian peoples.
The author gives an overview of the division of time in Indian culture in North Carolina as laid out by archeologists, such as emergence, Woodland Period, Mississippi Period and newcomers.