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Native American History: Start Here

This guide will provide primary and secondary resources on Native American history.

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Local History

One of the mounds at Moundville, Alabama. Picture from 1902.

Did you know that the largest city in North America (Moundville) once lay a few miles from Tuscaloosa?  Experience Native American culture firsthand at the Moundville site today!  Visit the Moundville Museum in person, less than an hour from Tuscaloosa, or check out their fantastic web site.  Pictured above is one of the mounds at Moundville in 1902.  (Image from the Eugene Allen Smith Collection at the William Stanley Hoole Special Collections Library.  Available through Acumen.)


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