Spirits of earth : the effigy mound landscape of Madison and the Four Lakes / Robert A. Birmingham.

At one time boasting an estimated 1,200 preserved mounds of various types, the Four Lakes region of present-day Madison, Wisconsin, was a major center of a Native American culture that built huge effigy earthworks from A.D. 700 to 1100. Shaped as birds, bears, spirit beings, and other figures, many...

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Main Author: Birmingham, Robert A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2010.
Series:Wisconsin land and life.
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Online Access:CONNECT