The Mystery Of the Mississippians

Where did the mound builders go?

Chris Weber
May 12 · 2 min read
“Cahokia Mounds” By Ethajek. Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

ong before Europeans spread throughout the Americas, established cultures were thriving. A group of indigenous people built successful civilizations and traded goods across the northern plains. Before any reliable sources made contact, they all disappeared. Though some evidence of their existence remains today, the mystery of the Mississippians…