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Extended Interview: Religion at Teotihuacan

Harvard professor of Religion David Carrasco speaks on religion and Teotihuacan.

Extended Interview: Ian Thompson on Ancient Earthen Mounds

The Choctaw scholar reflects on the ancient tradition of earthen mounds and mound culture.

Extended Interview: Ian Thompson on the Trail of Tears

The Choctaw scholar reflects on the bitter chapter of history known as the Trail of Tears.

Cahokia’s Celestial Calendar (Woodhenge)

An archaeology team work to uncover remains of a celestial calendar at Cahokia.

Inca Huacas

The historical and contemporary spiritual importance of Incan Huacas.

Lidar Mapping

Cahokia researchers uses new LiDAR technology to map the layout of this ancient city.

The Governor’s Palace

Why this magnificent structure is built at an angle to the rest of the city.

Mound 72

Archaeologists investigate Cahokian human sacrifice.

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