New PDF release: Archaeology of the Lower Muskogee Creek Indians, 1715-1836

By Howard Thomas Foster,Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund,Lisa D. O'Steen

The Muskogee Indians who lived alongside the decrease Chattahoochee and Flint River watersheds had, and proceed to have, a profound effect at the improvement of the southeastern usa, specifically in the course of the ancient interval (circa 1540–1836). Our wisdom of that tradition is restricted to what we will research from their descendants and from archaeological and old sources.


Combining old files and archaeological study on all identified reduce Muskogee Creek websites, Thomas Foster has safely pinpointed city destinations mentioned within the literature and stated in modern Creek oral histories. In so doing, this quantity synthesizes the archaeological variety and edition in the reduce Creek Indians among 1715 and 1836. The ebook is a examine of archaeological tools since it analyzes the temporal and geographic edition inside a unmarried archaeological part and the biases of that archaeological data. Foster's learn segregates the adaptation among decrease Creek Indian cities via a nearby and direct old method. for this reason, he's capable of parent the original transformations among person Creek Indian towns. 


Foster argues that the learn of Creek Indian background can be on the point of cities rather than archaeological levels and that there's major continuity among the tradition of the old interval Indians and the Prehistoric and Protohistoric peoples.


H. Thomas Foster II, a expert in archaeology and human ecology, is Lecturer of Anthropology at Northern Kentucky collage and editor ofThe accumulated Works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796–1810Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund is a expert in archaeobotanical research at Alma collage. Lisa O'Steen is a consultant in zooarchaeological research at Wildcat Ridge, Watkinsville, Georgia.

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