Friday, June 17, 2011

Large Oto Sioux Hopewell Burial Mound Discovered in Southwest Indiana

Large Hopewell Burial Mound Discovered in Southern Indiana

 What may be one of the largest burial mounds in Indiana has been located near Paragon, Indiana, in Morgan county.  The burial mound was photographed on a recent trip to southwest Indiana.   A few dig marks were visible, but this mound has not been found nor desecrated by university archaeologist, yet.  From Strawtown to Mt. Vernon Indiana has been found artifacts that are closely related to the historic Oto Sioux.  Different tribes of the Dakota Sioux were in prehistoric times known as the Hopewell mound builders To see al of the Indian burial mounds in Indiana here