These sites are about the pre-Columbian group of Native Americans known as the Mississippians and the Cahokia Mounds. Includes links to interactive sites such as Project Arch-ae-o, an interactive map, videos, lesson plans, and more. Also includes links to two eThemes Resources: “Native Americans: Mound Builders” and “Native Americans: Origins”.
Learn about the Cahokian calendar through this interactive site. Includes text, images, and an activity. NOTE: This site requires that Shockwave Flash player be installed on your computer in order for it to function.
Learn about the Mississippian peoples, their culture, identity, economy, technology, society, beliefs, and the environment in which they lived, as well as current archaeological sites. Click on the links under "Mississippian" in the sidebar on the left to access content.
These sites are about ancient mounds built by a group of Native Americans referred to as Mound Builders. The tribes include the Mississippi, Hopewell, and Adena. View photographs of these mounds and find out how and why they were built.
Learn about how and why the ancestors of Native Americans came to the Americas. There is information about several theories, including theories as to why some modern day Native Americans think their ancestors migrated to America. Includes a link to an eTheme resource on Native American culture and another on Mound Builders.