CAHOKIA: Ancient America’s greatest city; Tank Baird; Sun Gazette — All About World Heritage Sites

Photo: Sun Gazette In the sleepy farming community of Cahokia, situated on the Illinois side of the Mississippi it had been a quiet night. In the predawn, villagers were moving about, rekindling cooking fires and preparing to begin their day. But what would happen next would change the course of the ancient heartland forever. It […]

CAHOKIA: Ancient America’s greatest city; Tank Baird; Sun Gazette — All About World Heritage Sites

New study debunks myth of Cahokia’s Native American lost civilization — Delving into History ® _ Periklis Deligiannis

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Republication from http://www.sciencedaily.com/ Ancient feces levels point to repopulation of iconic pre-Columbian metropolis Source: University of California – Berkeley A University of California, Berkeley, archaeologist has dug up ancient human feces, among other demographic clues, to challenge the narrative around the legendary demise of Cahokia, North America’s most iconic pre-Columbian metropolis. In its heyday in […]

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How White Settlers Buried the Truth About the Midwest’s Mysterious Mounds; Sarah E Baires; Zócalo Public Square — All About World Heritage Sites

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Pioneers and Early Archeologists Preferred to Credit Distant Civilizations, Not Native Americans, With Building These Monumental Cities Around 1100 or 1200 A.D., the largest city north of Mexico was Cahokia, sitting in what is now southern Illinois, across the Mississippi River from St. Louis. Built around 1050 A.D. and occupied through 1400 A.D., Cahokia had […]

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