Archaeology of the Lower Muskogee Creek Indians, 1715-1836 by Howard Thomas Foster,Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund,Lisa D.

By Howard Thomas Foster,Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund,Lisa D. O'Steen

The Muskogee Indians who lived alongside the reduce Chattahoochee and Flint River watersheds had, and proceed to have, a profound impression at the improvement of the southeastern usa, particularly through the old interval (circa 1540–1836). Our wisdom of that tradition is restricted to what we will be able to research from their descendants and from archaeological and old sources.


Combining old files and archaeological learn on all identified reduce Muskogee Creek websites, Thomas Foster has properly pinpointed city destinations mentioned within the literature and said in modern Creek oral histories. In so doing, this quantity synthesizes the archaeological range and version in the reduce Creek Indians among 1715 and 1836. The booklet is a examine of archaeological equipment since it analyzes the temporal and geographic version inside a unmarried archaeological section and the biases of that archaeological data. Foster's study segregates the difference among reduce Creek Indian cities via a nearby and direct historical technique. hence, he's capable of determine the original variations among person Creek Indian towns. 


Foster argues that the learn of Creek Indian heritage might be on the point of cities rather than archaeological levels and that there's major continuity among the tradition of the ancient interval Indians and the Prehistoric and Protohistoric peoples.


H. Thomas Foster II, a consultant in archaeology and human ecology, is Lecturer of Anthropology at Northern Kentucky collage and editor ofThe accumulated Works of Benjamin Hawkins, 1796–1810Mary Theresa Bonhage-Freund is a consultant in archaeobotanical research at Alma collage. Lisa O'Steen is a consultant in zooarchaeological research at Wildcat Ridge, Watkinsville, Georgia.

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