Strange Country Ep. 201: Cahokia
Release Date: 08/05/2021
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You know Beth and Kelly have issues with numbers, and anything prior to or around BC, AD and CE is hard for us to comprehend. So please bear with us this episode as we go back 1,000 years to the hopping city of …Cahokia. Have you ever heard of it? We didn’t think so (but if you have, please tell us!) It is real and it is part of the important but ignored history of North America. And who can we blame for the fact that thousands of earthen mounds with rich and deep history have been plowed under? Dash Hounds - we know you can figure this out! Thanks for listening- it is an act of love.
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Miamisburg mound. Miamisburg Mound | OHIO'S HISTORY. (n.d.). http://touringohio.com/history/miamisburg-mound.html.