Huff Site (32MO11) (Site Name Keyword)

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The Fortified Villages of the Dakotas (1962)
DOCUMENT Full-Text W. W. Caldwell.

From the time of first contact by European and American travelers, the fortified villages of the sedentary, horticultural Indians who lived along the Missouri River in what today are the States of North and South Dakota have been a matter for speculation and comment— and with good reason. Many of the defensive features have close counterparts in the fortified villages and castles of the mote and bailey type of western Europe. This is not to imply that there was any direct relationship but the...

River Basin Surveys Papers, No. 39: An Interpretation of Mandan Culture History (1967)
DOCUMENT Full-Text W. Raymond Wood.

This study presents the results of a field excavation and subsequent research project which investigated the major hypothesis that Mandan Indian culture emerged about A.D. 1500 under the impact of trade and contact with semisedentary village peoples from the Central Plains, and with adjacent pedestrian nomads. The research began with an intensive analysis of the material from the Huff Site (32M011) in the upper Middle Missouri area. Huff is a prehistoric Indian site enclosed by a rectangular...