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July 2016

Mississippian Conference 2016

July 30, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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The Mississippian Conference is a full day event featuring 15-minute presentations on recent research related to the Mississippian culture or Cahokia Mounds.  This event will take place on July 30, in the Interpretive Center Auditorium.  Seating is limited and will be on a first-come, first-served basis.  Registration begins at 8:30 with presentations beginning at 9:00.  Fee is $5.  The incomplete list consists of the following presentations: Don Booth (SCI Engineering, Inc.); Recent Investigations at the Mitchell Site (11MS30) Ken Williams…

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October 2016

Boeing Native American Culture Series

October 15, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
PORTRAIT OF MY PEOPLE by Erin Kelley (2)

The first event in the Boeing Native American Culture Series, presented by, Employees Community Fund of Boeing and Cahokia Mounds Museum Society will take place October 15 at 2 pm. Through personal stories and family photographs, Erin Kelley, an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation and direct descendant of noted Shawnee leader, Tecumseh, shares her experiences growing up in a multi-cultural family, in her theatrical performance Portrait of My People.  She offers not only a personal glimpse into Shawnee and…

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November 2016

City of the Sun 5K and 1-Mile Walk

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The Annual City of the Sun 5K and 1-Mile Walk will be held on the Cahokia Mounds Trails on November 6.  The race begins at 9 am and registration begins at 8.  All registrants will receive a Cahokia Mounds cell phone/device armband.   All proceeds will fund the Support Group's mission of preserving and interpreting the site with outreach events, land acquisition, research, and educational programs.   The Run/Walk is a great way to enjoy the cultural and natural aspects of the…

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Annual Holiday Market

November 25, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - November 27, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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A very special holiday shopping event is taking place at Cahokia Mounds beginning at noon on Friday, November 25 through Sunday, November 27.   Over 30 Native American artists will be here to sell their handmade arts and crafts.  Many different tribal affiliations and media will be represented.  Some will be old favorites that have participated in this event in previous years, but there will also be new artists.  Items include pottery, paintings, jewelry, mixed-media items, sculpture and more.  The hours are…

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February 2017

Winter Lecture Series

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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March 2017

Winter Lecture Series

March 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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“Anthropogenic Transformation and Population Processes at Angel Mounds: The Founding, Flourishment and Final Days of a Mississippian Village” William Monaghan, PhD Indiana Geological Survey, Indiana University-Bloomington and Jeremy J. Wilson, PhD, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)   Abstract: Since 2005, archaeological investigations at Angel Mounds, a Mississippian village along the Ohio River in southwest Indiana, have tackled a series of questions related to anthropogenic transformation, the timing of fortification construction, and the use-life for various habitation components…

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April 2017

Trivia Night

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Annual Trivia Night, 7-10 pm.  Pre-register and tickets at 618-344-7316.

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