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Title Catawba Valley Mississippian : ceramics, chronology, and Catawba Indians / David G. Moore.
Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2002.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 359 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-344) and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
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Subject Catawba Indians -- Antiquities.
Catawba Indians -- History.
Mississippian culture.
Catawba River Valley (N.C. and S.C.) -- Antiquities.
Yadkin River Valley (N.C.) -- Antiquities.
North Carolina -- Yadkin River Valley
United States -- Catawba River Valley
Genre History.
Contents Catawba Valley ethnohistory and Catawba origins -- Upper Catawba Valley sites and ceramics -- Upper Yadkin Valley sites and ceramics -- Middle and lower Catawba Valley sites and ceramics -- Late prehistoric and early historic period Catawba Valley chronology.
Summary An excellent example of ethnohistory and archaeology working together, this model study reveals the origins of the Catawba Indians of North Carolina. By the 18th century, the modern Catawba Indians were living along the river and throughout the valley that bears their name near the present North Carolina-South Carolina border, but little was known of their history and origins. With this elegant study, David Moore proposes a model that bridges the archaeological record of the protohistoric Catawba Valley with written accounts of the Catawba Indians from the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, thus.
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