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The Wah-Zah-Zhi, People of the Middle Waters

Before the arrival of Europeans more than 560 tribal nations peopled the continental United States. There were no state boundaries or mapped delineations between them. The territorial distinctions between their ancestral lands were fluid, the inland waterways their highways. Their sages sang … Continue reading

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St. Lou’s Buried Treasures

Unlike the Gateway Arch, Union Station, the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis and the Chatillon-Demenil Mansion, some of the city’s greatest treasures lie underground. Chief among these from a public perspective are the limestone caves over which St. Louis evolved from … Continue reading

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Sugar Loaf Mound: History Reclaimed

The last known Mississippian Mound in the City of St. Louis is located on a bluff above the Mississippi River at the eastern end of Wyandotte Street. Dated to the year 800, the view of the mighty river from the … Continue reading

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