Author Archives: catawba

Longhouse closed 9/11- Inclement Weather

The Longhouse is closed on Monday 9/11 due to the inclement weather in the area. We follow the inclement weather decisions of Rock Hill District 3. Other tribal entities closed: ISWA Development Little People Academy ISWA Head Start

Hurricane Irma Updates

The Catawba Nation Emergency Management team continues to monitor the progress of Hurricane Irma very closely. Over the past several years we have improved our capacity to respond to emergencies through an updated plan and lots of training. If the hurricane does Read More

ISWA Board openings

The Executive Committee is now accepting applications to be on the ISWA Board until September 25th at 8 am. If you are interested please email Rod Beck ( with your resume and why you wish to serve on the board. Read More

Victim Assistance – Healing Spirits – July 19th

Carolina Community Actions Cooling Assistance – June 7th

ISWA Head Start’s Ribbon Cutting – May 23rd 4pm-6pm

Indian Education Formula Grant Meeting – May 24th @ 5pm(Independence Elementary)

Catawba Senior Center Auction * May 13th * 10am

Rare photos document Catawba Indian ‘Renaissance’

By Susan Ardis A collection of 23 rare original, nondigital images by photojournalist Catherine Bauknight documenting the three-year period she spent with the Catawba Nation on the reservation near Rock Hill are on display at the Rose Gallery at USC-Lancaster’s Read More

USCL Native American Studies Center Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

USC Lancaster Native American Studies Center Celebrates 3rd Anniversary with Gallery Openings, Lectures, and More! As part of its celebration of Native American Heritage Month, USC Lancaster’s Native American Studies Center will host an afternoon of events on November 20th, Read More