CAHOKIA- The origin of Native Americans

CAHOKIA- The origin of Native Americans WHEN you think of historic cities, which ones come to mind? Rome, London, Paris? What about Cahokia? ‘Cahokia?’ you might ask. Yes, Cahokia—located in Illinois, eight miles [13 km] east of St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. Large, sophisticated, and well planned, it ranked as an outstanding American Indian city for 500 years. At the height of its civilization, about 1150 C.E., Cahokia was bigger than either London or Rome of that time. Encompassing more than five square miles [13 km2], according to one source, Cahokia “was unquestionably the largest prehistoric…

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