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By Bonnie G. Mcewan

"If you've ever questioned in regards to the Indian tribes who lived within the American Southeast on the time of ecu payment, this booklet is for you. . . . 11 of the nation’s most sensible historic archaeologists take on 11 of the Indian international locations that occupied the territory from Florida to Texas. They contain the very best identified yet little-understood American tribes--the Cherokee, the Natchez, and the Caddo."--American Archaeology

"A severely wanted precis of present wisdom of southeastern local americans through the colonial stumble upon. . . . For historians, archaeologists, and ethnohistorians, this can be a invaluable resource of data which was once formerly not easy to find."--Elizabeth J. Reitz, collage of Georgia

"This very important quantity could be of curiosity to someone, even if pupil or layman, who desires to find out about the Indians of the southeastern usa. The authors are one of the most precious professionals at the Indian societies selected for inclusion."--Chester B. DePratter, college of South Carolina

This quantity brings jointly a stellar crew of students to summarize what we all know of the improvement of local American cultures within the southeastern usa after 1500. The authors combine archaeological, documentary, and ethnohistorical facts within the such a lot complete exam of numerous southeastern Indian cultures released in decades.

Contents
Introduction by means of Bonnie G. McEwan
1. The Timucua Indians of Northern Florida and Southern Georgia, through Jerald T. Milanich
2. The Guale Indians of the decrease Atlantic Coast: switch and Continuity, through Rebecca Saunders
3. The Apalachee Indians of Northwest Florida, via Bonnie G. McEwan
4. The Chickasaws, by means of Jay ok. Johnson
5. The Caddo of the Trans-Mississippi South, by way of Ann M. Early
6. The Natchez of Southwest Mississippi, by means of Karl G. Lorenz
7. The Quapaw Indians of Arkansas, 1673-1803, by way of George Sabo III
8. Cherokee Ethnohistory and Archaeology, by way of Gerald F. Schroedl
9. top Creek Archaeology, via Gregory A. Waselkov and Marvin T. Smith
10. The decrease Creeks: Origins and Early historical past, by means of John E. Worth
11. Archaeological views on Florida Seminole Ethnogenesis, by means of Brent R. Weisman 

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Bonnie G. McEwan is director of archaeology at undertaking San Luis in Tallahassee, Florida. Her courses comprise The Spanish Missions of l. a. Florida, The Apalachee Indians and project San Luis (with John H. Hann), and various monographs and magazine articles.

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The Quapaw Indians of Arkansas, 1673–1803 George Sabo III 178 8. Cherokee Ethnohistory and Archaeology from 1540 to 1838 Gerald F. Schroedl 204 9. Upper Creek Archaeology Gregory A. Waselkov and Marvin T. Smith 242 10. The Lower Creeks: Origins and Early History John E. Worth 265 11. Archaeological Perspectives On Florida Seminole Ethnogenesis Brent R. Weisman 299 Contributors 319 Index 321 Page viii FIGURES Frontispiece. 1. 2. Timucuan chiefdoms ca. 3. 4. 1. 2. 1. 2. 1. 2. 3. 1. 2. 1. 2. 3. 1.

Johnson 85 5. The Caddos of the Trans-Mississippi South Ann M. Early 122 6. The Natchez of Southwest Mississippi Karl G. Lorenz 142 7. The Quapaw Indians of Arkansas, 1673–1803 George Sabo III 178 8. Cherokee Ethnohistory and Archaeology from 1540 to 1838 Gerald F. Schroedl 204 9. Upper Creek Archaeology Gregory A. Waselkov and Marvin T. Smith 242 10. The Lower Creeks: Origins and Early History John E. Worth 265 11. Archaeological Perspectives On Florida Seminole Ethnogenesis Brent R. Weisman 299 Contributors 319 Index 321 Page viii FIGURES Frontispiece.

Fast days—all Fridays during Lent, the Saturday before Easter, and Christmas Eve—were observed as well. The religious doctrine taught to the Indians was comprehensive. As historian Amy Bushnell (1994) has noted, in addition to the catechism, the Indians learned the Pater Noster, Ave Maria, and Salve Regina (prayers recited in Latin), and the Sign of the Cross and the Credo. They knew the Ten Commandments, the Seven Deadly Sins, the Fourteen Works of Mercy, and other doctrine. Some Catholic rites were even translated into the Timucuan Page 19 language by Father Gregorio de Movilla.

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