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Further Reading

Arkansas State University, “Arkansas State Museum,” website, accessed August 6, 2023 This museum has an extensive Mississippian Collection.

Arkansas State Parks, “Parkin Archeological Park,” website, accessed August 6, 2023

Barr, Juliana. Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands, (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2007).

Calloway, Colin. The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, The First Americans, and the Birth of a Nation, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).

Cherry, James F. The Headpots of Northeast Arkansas and Southern Pemiscot County, Missouri, (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2009).

Cherokee Nation, “ Cherokee Nation, “ website, accessed August 6, 2023

Clayton, Lawrence A. , Vernon James Knight Jr. , Edward C. Moore, eds.. The De Soto Chronicles: The Expedition of Hernando DeSoto to North America in 1539-1543, vol. 1 and vol 2, (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1993).

Dillard, Tom. Statesmen, Scoundrels, and Eccentrics: A Gallery of Amazing Arkansans. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2010, ebook).

Duval, Kathleen. Native Ground: Indians and Colonists in the Heart of the Continent, (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006). Eastern Cherokee Nation, “Cherokee, North Carolina,” Travel website for EBCI, accessed August 6, 2023,

Ellis, Jerry. Walking the Trail: One Man’s Journey Along the Cherokee Trail of Tears, (New York: Delecorte Press, 1991).

Holmes, William Henry. Ancient Pottery of the Mississippi Valley, (Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1886).

Hudson, Charles. Knights of Spain: Warriors of the Sun: Hernando DeSoto and the South’s Ancient Chiefdoms, (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1997).

Kastor, Peter. The Nation’s Crucible: the Louisiana Purchase and the Creation of America, (New London: Yale University Press, 2004).

Morse, Dan F. and Phyllis A. Morse. The Lover Mississippi Valley Expiditions of Clarence Bloomfield Moore, (Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1998).

Morse, Phyllis A.. Parkin: Arkansas Archeological Survey Research Series No. 13, (Fayetteville: Arkansas Archeological Service, 1998).

Myers, Johnnie Sue. The Gathering Place: Traditional Cherokee Recipes and Preparation Tips and Southern Appalachian Cooking, (Independently Published: 2010). Meyers is an elder of the Eastern Band Of Cherokee Nation.

National Park Service, “Arkansas Post National Monument,” website,

National Park Service, “Ocmulgee Mounds,” website, accessed August 6, 2023,

Quapaw Nation, “Welcome to Agahpah,” website, accessed August 6, 2023

Snyder, Christina. Great Crossing: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson, (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).

Thomas, Nancy. “The People’s Paths,” Blog, accessed August 7, 2023

Waynne, Jeannie M, Delta Empire, Delta Empire: Lee Wilson and the Transformation of Agriculture in the New South (Making the Modern South), (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2016).

Waynne, Jeannie M., Thomas A. Deblack, George Sabo III, Morris S. Arnold. Arkansas, A Narrative History, 2nd ed. , (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2013).

Usner, Daniel H.. American Indians in the Lower Mississippi Valley: Social and Economic Histories, (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1998).


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