The Hopewell tradition describes the common aspects of the Native American
culture that .... The Hopewell artisans were expert carvers of pipestone, and many
of the mortuary mounds are full of exqui...
The name we use comes from Mordecai Hopewell, a Chillicothe landowner on
whose property mounds were excavated in the 1800s. The site exemplified all
In Ohio, Hopewell cultural forms and infleunces were strongest in the ... Typically,
tribes identified as being a part of the Hopewell culture tended to reside near ...
However, the most sophisticated Hopewell settlements and the largest burial
mounds were in Ohio and Illinois. When they buried honored people in the
Jan 30, 2009 ... Hopewell culture, notable ancient Indian culture of the east-central area ... Even
more notable were effigy pipes carved in stone and polished, ...
Jul 8, 2010 ... The Hopewell mounds appear to have been ceremonial centers, places where
people were buried. In addition to mortuary ceremonies, they ...
Feb 21, 2000 ... These sites were obviously the foci of important religious, political, and ... And like
the Adena "culture," Hopewell should not be conceived of as ...
Sep 23, 2016 ... Most of the towns and villages of the Hopewell culture were along the banks of
rivers, and traders and rulers used the rivers to travel between ...
Sites of Hopewell settlements can be found in southern Ohio and Indiana.
Because it is not known what the Hopewell Indians called themselves, they were
Oct 9, 2014 ... This article is more than just an introduction to the Hopewell Culture of ... Others
were used for ceremonies, grand feasts and most likely the ...