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Ethnographic map of North America

Ethnographic map of North America

The varying cultures called Mound Builders were prehistoric inhabitants of North America who, during a 5,000-year period, constructed various styles of earthen mounds for religious and ceremonial, burial, and elite residential purposes. These included the Pre-Columbian cultures of the Archaic period; Woodland period; and Mississippian period; dating from roughly 3400 BCE to the 16th century CE, and living in regions of the Great Lakes, the Ohio River valley, and the Mississippi River valley.

The varying cultures called Mound Builders were prehistoric inhabitants of North America who, during a 5,000-year period, constructed various styles of earthen mounds for religious and ceremonial, burial, and elite residential purposes. These included the Pre-Columbian cultures of the Archaic period; Woodland period; and Mississippian period; dating from roughly 3400 BCE to the 16th century CE, and living in regions of the Great Lakes, the Ohio River valley, and the Mississippi River valley.

The Kith and Kin Chronicles: Amanuensis Monday - Jacob Dobkins' Revolutionary War Service - Lanham Line

The Kith and Kin Chronicles: Amanuensis Monday - Jacob Dobkins' Revolutionary War Service - Lanham Line

Native American Indians photographed riding their horses in front of their TeePees in the harsh Winter

Native American Indians photographed riding their horses in front of their TeePees in the harsh Winter

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