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Cahokia

(kəhō`kēə), village (1990 pop. 17,550), St. Clair co., SW Ill., a residential suburb of East St. Louis, on the Mississippi River; inc. 1927. The first permanent settlement in Illinois, Cahokia's name is derived from a local Native American group. The French established a mission in 1699 and a fur-trading post later. Cahokia was occupied by the British in 1765 and captured by the Americans under George Rogers ClarkClark, George Rogers,
1752–1818, American Revolutionary general, conqueror of the Old Northwest, b. near Charlottesville, Va.; brother of William Clark. A surveyor, he was interested in Western lands, served (1774) in Lord Dunmore's War (see Dunmore, John Murray, 4th earl
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 in 1778. It has several buildings dating from the 18th cent. Parks College, part of St. Louis Univ., is there. Nearby are the Cahokia MoundsCahokia Mounds,
approximately 85 surviving Native American earthworks, most in Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, SW Ill., near East St. Louis; largest group of mounds N of Mexico. Monks' Mound, a rectangular, flat-topped earthwork, 100 ft (30.
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Among the samples, Individuals 1, 4, 6, and 10 have lower [.sup.87]Sr/[.sup.86]Sr ratios (0.7092-0.7098) , which overlap both with the area directly surrounding Saint Louis, including Cahokia, as well as the biologically available strontium for the Iztapa region.
The partnership includes joint ownership and operation of the barge, truck and rail terminal at Cahokia, Ill., which has frontage on the Mississippi River, as well as a grain origination agreement.
It includes joint ownership and operation of the barge, truck, and rail terminal at Cahokia, Illinois, with frontage on the Mississippi River, as well as a grain origination agreement.
Target: Joint ownership and operation of Cahokia, Illinois terminal
It opens a paradoxical perspective on the multidimensionality of his Infinity Project--as well as that of his latest endeavor, which involves the repurposing of a disused Taco Bell in Cahokia, Illinois (just across the Mississippi River from Saint Louis), into a self-run and ideally permanent exhibition space for his art.
Once in Cahokia Park, teachers will discover a delightful headquarters building, small museum, exhibits of pottery, pipes, and sculptures, and a gift shop to visit before and after they wander the ruins, and if lucky, run into flocks of wild Turkeys (much prized by ancient Native Americans and still prized by modern interlopers).
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The actor turned director said that the band of native tribesman used in the film were all descendants of the Cahokia tribe, who are famous for being horsemen but in reality none of them could ride one side of a horse and they have not bended the truth at all or have tried to stereotype anybody, Hollywood reporter reported.
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