• Welcome to Big Canoe !

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     Our Tribe, Big Canoe , is named for the area located in the foothills of the North Georgia Appalachians.  Indians referred to the mountains and valleys of Big Canoe as "The Enchanted Land." The first known people to live here were the Paleo Indians inhabiting Big Canoe as long ago as 15,000 years. Later Indian nations left behind an unexplained set of rock mounds which can still be seen in the 50-acre green area called Indian Rocks Park, near Lake Petit. Were they used for festivals, or for some kind of initiation? No one knows…