Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Large Dakota Sioux Hopewell Indians are Removed from the Kamp Buriial Mound Site in Alton, Illinois


Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois)  Aug 30, 1960

The Hopewell Dakota  Sioux,  Kamp Mound Site in Alton, Illinois





    Skeletons indicated men six feet tall, More than 100 skeletons have been taken from four mounds atop the bluff near Kampsville by Perino during the summer, the largest such find in a long history of digging into burial grounds of the Hopewell (Dakota Sioux) who lived in this region 2,000 years ago.