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They are a small tribe that lived in the 17th century in what is now Lancaster county,South Carolina,and union and Mecklenburg counties,North Carolina.They were connected with the neighboring sugeree,and both were apparently related to the catawba ,and therefore were Siouan. The custom of flattening the head practiced by the waxhaw was also mentioned as a custom of the catawba,Lawson visited the waxhaw in 1701 and was hospitably received.He mentions two of their villages situated about 10 miles apart.   

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