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

The Muskogee Indians who lived alongside the reduce Chattahoochee and Flint River watersheds had, and proceed to have, a profound impression at the improvement of the southeastern usa, specifically through the historical interval (circa 1540–1836). Our wisdom of that tradition is proscribed to what we will study from their descendants and from archaeological and old sources.


Combining ancient files and archaeological study on all identified reduce Muskogee Creek websites, Thomas Foster has thoroughly pinpointed city destinations mentioned within the literature and stated in modern Creek oral histories. In so doing, this quantity synthesizes the archaeological range and version in the decrease Creek Indians among 1715 and 1836. The booklet is a learn of archaeological tools since it analyzes the temporal and geographic version inside a unmarried archaeological part and the biases of that archaeological data. Foster's study segregates the adaptation among reduce Creek Indian cities via a nearby and direct historical procedure. for this reason, he's in a position to figure the original modifications among person Creek Indian towns. 


Foster argues that the examine of Creek Indian historical past may be on the point of cities rather than archaeological levels and that there's major continuity among the tradition of the ancient 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 amassed Works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796–1810Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund is a consultant in archaeobotanical research at Alma collage. Lisa O'Steen is a consultant in zooarchaeological research at Wildcat Ridge, Watkinsville, Georgia.

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