Welcome to the Home page of the PAIA Lower Eastern Cherokee Nation of South Carolina. Please enjoy your visit to our site and return often.
We are located at 3688 Warrior Creek Church Road in Gray Court, SC 29645, Exit 10 off I-385, follow the signs. We are the first property on the left on Warrior Creek Church Road. Our office hours are usually from 9:00 A.M. till 3:00 P.M. Monday through Saturday; however, it is best to call first. Our phone number 1-864-683-1421. We own 3.6 acres of land where we operate a craft store, a museum, a Cherokee Living Village, and tribal office. Our Chief is Chief Gene Norris and our Vice Chief is Mary Louise Worthy.
We have a Pow Wow each year, and it is open to the public. We are very active with the other Indian organizations in the State of South Carolina and have been since the 1980's. We have members living in most of the counties in South Carolina, but most of our members live in the Upstate; we have members all over the U.S. We have been chartered since April 24, 1984. We were state-recognized in 2006. We are the descendants of the Lower Town Cherokee People.