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... Sur Native American Societies In the 1300s, the of Cahokia, in today’s Illinois, hada population of 20,000 at its peak before its decline by foreign diseases and devastation. There had been pyramids, mounds, and several large ceremonial areas. Representatives from eleven tribes are working with archaeologist and anthropologists to assist the Art Institute of Chicago to develop an exhibition that looks at artistic and cultural themes of pre-Columbian civilization, the ancestors of most of today’s American Indians (Berg, 2011).
The Eastern Woodland Culture Indians lived in the eastern United States and Canada. The Adena and Hopewell were the earliest Eastern Woodlands inhabitants. They lived in t...