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What caused the fall of Cahokia? These researchers claim it was due to large-scale floods of the Mississippi River.
Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered new evidence that establishes a Native American city as America’s first “melting pot.” Previously, researchers believed this city consisted..
Nominated early this year for recognition on the UNESCO World Heritage List, which includes such famous cultural sites as the Taj Mahal, Machu Picchu and Stonehenge, the earthen works at Poverty Point, La., have been described as one of the world’s greatest feats of construction by an archaic civilization of hunters and gatherers.
Recent evidence found at the site of Cahokia, a massive settlement near the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers, shows people using the black drink nearly 500 years earlier than most accounts.
Researchers reveal how prehistoric Native Americans of Cahokia made copper artifacts.
By George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 1--LEBANON -- A home developer who destroyed part of a 1,000-year-old buried Mississippian village will pay $144,000 to help protect hundreds of other prehistoric Illinois sites, the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency announced Thursday.
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