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The Mississippianization of the Illinois and Apple River Valleys

Gregory D. Wilson, Colleen M. Delaney, and Phillip G. Millhouse

in Mississippian Beginnings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781683400103
eISBN:
9781683400318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400103.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter investigates Mississippian beginnings in three regions; the Lower Illinois River Valley, the Central Illinois River Valley, and the Apple River Valley. During the eleventh and twelfth ... More


The Land between the Mounds: The Role of “Empty” Spaces in the Hopewellian Built Environment

Lauren Sieg and Jarrod Burks

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents an overall material-symbolic framework of the Ohio Hopewell landscape that echoes the approach presented by Charles for the lower Illinois Valley Hopewell. Earthworks and mounds ... More


1730–1776: We Leave, Never to Return: (Nimecimehkaamina)

Mark Walczynski

in The History of Starved Rock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748240
eISBN:
9781501748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748240.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the events in Starved Rock from 1730 to 1776. By 1732, nearly all Peoria Indians were living at villages in the Illinois Valley, at either Starved Rock or at Lake Peoria. For ... More


Culture Contact and the Cahokia Phenomenon

Christina M. Friberg

in The Making of Mississippian Tradition

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401612
eISBN:
9781683402282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401612.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter orients the reader with a discussion of anthropological and archaeological theory pertaining to culture contact and the history of research at Cahokia. A brief summary of Mississippian ... More


1683: The French Build a Fort: (maamistikoošiwa wešihtooka niimihki)

Mark Walczynski

in The History of Starved Rock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748240
eISBN:
9781501748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748240.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter details the construction of Sieur de La Salle's Fort St. Louis atop Starved Rock. Located along the south shore of the Illinois River in LaSalle County, Illinois, the 125-foot-tall bluff ... More


Why Move?: Ohio Hopewell Sedentism Revisited

Paul J. Pacheco

in Hopewell Settlement Patterns, Subsistence, and Symbolic Landscapes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034553
eISBN:
9780813039190
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034553.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides a cautionary comment to Charles's interpretations on lower Illinois Valley. Pacheco points out that the objective environmental constraints found in the lower Illinois Valley ... More


Cahokia in Context: Hegemony and Diaspora

Charles H. McNutt and Ryan M. Parish (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683400820
eISBN:
9781683401186
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400820.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

At its height between AD 1050 and 1275, the city of Cahokia was the largest settlement of the Mississippian culture, acting as an important trade center and pilgrimage site. While the influence of ... More


The Making of Mississippian Tradition

Christina M. Friberg

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401612
eISBN:
9781683402282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401612.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In this volume, Christina Friberg investigates the influence of Cahokia, the largest city of North America’s Mississippian culture between AD 1050 and 1350, on smaller communities throughout the ... More


1684: The Iroquois Lay Siege to the Fort: (Niimihki wiiyostamwa pahsiikania)

Mark Walczynski

in The History of Starved Rock

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748240
eISBN:
9781501748264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748240.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the six-day Iroquois siege at Starved Rock. This attack on Fort St. Louis is an important event in French history in the West because, in the eyes of the Illinois Indians, it ... More


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