Mound Builders

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Mound′ Build`ers


n.pl.
the American Indian tribes that, in prehistoric and early historic times, erected burial mounds and other earthworks in the Mississippi drainage basin and SE U.S.
[1830–40]
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Together, they indicate that the grave's occupant was of high rank, says archaeologist Bret Ruby of the Hopewell Culture National Historical Park in Chillicothe, Ohio, who was not involved with the analysis.
The Indigenous people of the so-called Hopewell culture constructed them using precise geometry and a single unit of measure, equivalent to 1,054 feet.
Some are thousands of feet long and all were built by Indians of the pre-agricultural Hopewell culture.
During last year's Earthworks Day celebrations held at the center, Second Chief Alfred Berryhill of the Muskogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma drew parallels between the ancient Hopewell culture
gov, Hopewell Culture National Historical Park, 16062 State Route 104, Chillicothe OH 45601.