American tribe in Illinois

New findings on vanished Native American tribe in Illinois

Creative Media News

A huge Native American city spanning six square miles and home to around 20,000 individuals vanished from the Mississippi River basin over 600 years ago. While the 'Cahokia tribe mysteriously vanished, researchers have discovered artefacts from the society that may reveal clues about the community—its culture, language, and even its demise have all been lost to time. A team of university academics recently unearthed pottery, tools, such as micro-drills,' and wall trenches at the Illinois site that date back around 900 years.

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