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History 605, S 4 Ep 2: Archeology at the Indian Village near Mitchell, SD

For around a hundred years, several hundred people lived at the confluence of the James River and Firesteel Creek. When did they live there you ask? About a thousand years ago, says Adrien Hannus, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Augustana University. I hope you enjoy our conversation about how he does his fascinating work. We also discussed the Mammoth "kill site" in the Badlands and he explains the value of getting to know aspects of the first people to live in what is today South Dakota. His article in the most recent addition of South Dakota History comes with membership in the society. South Dakota State Historical Society ("