‘Native America’ documentary including work by U. of I. researchers at Cahokia to be screened on campus

A new documentary about the cities built by Native Americans features research by University of Illinois anthropologists at the ancient city of Cahokia, near present-day St. Louis. An episode of the documentary will be screened Oct. 10 at Spurlock Museum. Image courtesy Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, painting by William R. Iseminger.

Editor’s notes: More information about the documentary screening can be found online. To reach Timothy Pauketat, email pauketat@illinois.edu.

Source: Illinois NEWS BUREAU

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‘Native America’ documentary including work by U. of I. researchers at Cahokia to be screened on campus
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‘Native America’ documentary including work by U. of I. researchers at Cahokia to be screened on campus
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois anthropologists talk about their work at the ancient city of Cahokia in a new, four-part documentary about the cities built by Native Americans prior to European colonization and their sophisticated cultures.