• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill; Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-; Illinois State Museum
  • Created Date
  • 6-3-02
  • Description
  • In this picture of a diorama at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Illinois, two Indians, one male and one female, gather corn for food. The male wears a decoration around his neck and a small cloth around his waist. The female wears only a skirt around her waist. Corn grows nearby. It illustrates early Mississippian culture. From 1000 to 1500 AD is called the Mississippian Period when 30,000 Indians resided near Cahokia, Illinois. Smal... more
    In this picture of a diorama at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Illinois, two Indians, one male and one female, gather corn for food. The male wears a decoration around his neck and a small cloth around his waist. The female wears only a skirt around her waist. Corn grows nearby. It illustrates early Mississippian culture. From 1000 to 1500 AD is called the Mississippian Period when 30,000 Indians resided near Cahokia, Illinois. Smaller numbers of less sophisticated Mississippian Indians lived in McLean County. They engaged in agriculture and hunting with bows and arrows. An Indian Village existed in McLean County about 1200 AD. How we learn about communities; American communities in history; Prehistoric Indians of Illinois; Native American Stories. 16 History; 18 Social Systems. less
  • Format
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