SUMMARY Ì The Moundbuilders: Ancient Peoples of Eastern North America (Ancient Peoples and Places)

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SUMMARY Ì The Moundbuilders: Ancient Peoples of Eastern North America (Ancient Peoples and Places) Ï Thousands of these mounds were discovered in the plains and forestssome up to a hundred feet high some overgrown hillocks some conical others flat topped Speculation was rife as to thThousands of these mounds were discovered in the plains and forestssome up to a hundred feet high some overgrown hillocks some conical others flat topped Speculation was rife as to the identity of the moundbuildersAs George Milner shows research over the past century demonstrates conclusively that Native Americans built these mounds In a period ranging from 3000 BC to the sixteenth century AD North American Indians uarried tons of earth to form the monuments which vary widely in loc. Living in an area with numerous Ojibway petroglyphs and rock paintings I have

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Ation size and purpose Some contained thousands of burials others served as platforms for chiefs' residences and many were low lying effigy mounds in the form of serpents panthers and other sacred beasts Moundbuilding was a key element in society how people worshiped gods buried the dead remembered their ancestors and respected their leaders and many beautiful objects have been found inside the mounds including artifacts of shell copper and micaThe Moundbuilders covers the entire sw. This was a wonderful book I am not really a student of archeology one college

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The Moundbuilders Ancient Peoples of Eastern North America Ancient Peoples and PlacesEep of Eastern Woodlands prehistory with an emphasis on how societies developed from hunter gatherers to village farmers and town dwellers Great strides have been made in recent research and many of the most impressive mounds such as Poverty Point Cahokia and Moundville are described and discussed in detail This wide ranging and copiously illustrated book complete with information on dozens of sites to visit is the perfect guide to the region for tourists archaeologists and students. For college