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The Making of Mississippian Tradition

Christina M. Friberg


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 midcontinent. Using evidence from recent excavations at the Audrey-North site in the Lower Illinois River Valley, Friberg examines the cultural give-and-take Audrey inhabitants experienced between new Cahokian customs and old Woodland ways of life. Comparing the architecture, pottery, and lithics uncovered here with data from thirty-five other sites across five different regions, Friberg reveals how th ... More

Keywords: Mississippian, Cahokia, Lower Illinois River Valley, Audrey-North site, traditions, Woodland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781683401612
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683401612.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christina M. Friberg, author
Indiana University, Bloomington