New River Catawba

New River Catawba

History and Culture

The History of the New River Catawba    Our members are the modern-day descendants of the original Catawba people who migrated here around 1200 AD. In our language, Tla Wilano, we are known as the...

Tla Wilano Oli’ichi O’dah (Our Language)

Tla Wilano is our language. It is currently being studied by the Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages. It is a beautiful language that rises and falls like musical melodies. Here are some fun and...


Tribal Government Tribal Council (Legislative Branch) Jamie P. Harris – Membership Coordinator: Duties as specified in Tribal By-Laws, Article 6, sections 1 and 2.  Will also be in charge of with maintaining records, producing ID...


Mailing Address: New River Catawba P.O. Box 1265 Taylorsville, NC 28681 Email: Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.Name *FirstLastEmail *Comment or Message *Submit