Around 900 AD a massive, five-side mound was constructed near the modern-day village of Sautee. It was at the foot of Yonah Mountain and aligned directly with the longitude of the new town of Ocmulgee, about 145 miles to the south. This mound was not occupied very long. Around 1050 AD astronomer-priests arrived in the
During the 1980s American scholars suddenly became interested in Spains efforts to colonize the North America. For 200 years American history books had generally ignored the Spanish and French presence in North America prior to the English colonies winning their independence. Generations of students here were under the impression that no white man had set
Around 1000 BC a stocky, broad headed people migrated into the Upper Ohio Valley. Their original home was probably in the Southeast since their physical appearance was identical to that of the peoples who built the platform village at Poverty Point, LA and the shell rings on Sapelo Island. (See previous articles on those locations.)
Who Built the Mounds? This article introduces the reader to who built the mounds found in Mexico, Canada and the United States.
Mound Varieties at Takawgamis. The thirty or forty mounds discovered up to this time in this region of the Takawgamis have, so far as examined, a uniform structure.
Natural Products from the Rainy River Mounds. A description of the natural products excavated from the mounds of Rainy River.
Manufactured Articles of Rainy River Mounds. A description of the manufactured articles found at the Rainy River Mounds.
The Earliest Mound of Rainy River. The grand mound is probably the earliest in the region of the Takawgamis.
The Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba published several papers by Dr. Bryce in description of visits among the remains of the Mound Builders of the Canadian West. This particular one contains information on the excavation of Great Mound, Rainy River, Aug. 22, 1884. Ours are the only mounds making up a distinct mound-region on
Several mounds are found within the Bayou Lacomb area. The largest of these is situated about 200 yards north of the right bank of Chinchuba creek, and about 1½ miles in a direct line north of Lake Pontchartrain. The mound has an elevation of between 4 and 5 feet; it is circular in form and