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Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana Trail Guide
 
Indians built mounds in Louisiana for about 5,500 years.  The mounds had many different shapes, sizes, and functions. The earliest sites had mounds with rounded tops. Later sites sometimes had flat-topped mounds with temples and chiefs' houses on them.  To learn more, visit the Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana Trail Guide Website or download the Indian Mounds of Northeast Louisiana: A Driving Trail Guide brochure  .


 


Ancient Mound Site of Louisiana Brochure Cover Image      Ancient Mound Sites of Louisiana

Louisiana has some of the oldest, most spectacular, and best preserved Indian mounds in the world.  Compared with other places, Louisiana has an unusually large number of mounds and earthworks, which span a long period of time.  To learn more about Louisiana's ancient mound sites, download the Ancient Mound Sites of Louisiana brochure  .


Anthropological Study Series

The Anthropological Study Series below provides a snapshot of Louisiana's rich cultural heritage from the time humans first entered the region (approximately 10,000 BCE) until the late 20th century.  


Section 106 Outreach

The works below resulted from a partnership between several agencies, including the Division of Archaeology, FEMA, NPS, and the various Cultural Resource Management firms who investigate archaeological and historical sites during the Section 106 project. 

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