The Trempealeau Dilemma

| April 28, 2010

The term “Mississippian” is archaeological in nature. Its social and historical meanings can be compared to modern concepts that relate to an individual’s faith tradition or residential location. The Mississippian cultures of a thousand years ago were composed of many linguistic and social traditions. Archaeologically, Mississippian peoples were identified by their unique architectural, religious, and […]

The Middle Woodland Period (2000-1700 BP)

| April 19, 2010

“The Hopewell Culture Complex of the Mississippi River Watershed” The Middle Woodland Period of what is today the American Midwest represents one of the most influential time-periods within the cultural development of this region. Archaeologists recognize the Middle Woodland to be a time when the numerous Amerindian communities inhabiting the Mississippi River Valley and its […]

Making Yourself Ready

| April 12, 2010

Gaining knowledge is important to academicians. It is the principle means with which college students are judged by their peers. Additionally, it is a means by which a program or institution is understood; outside agencies monitor the progress of colleges and their graduates, they ask questions regarding a student’s growth and his or her future […]