From the Natchez Trace to Moundville, the state of Alabama served as the site for some of the Chickasaw's prehistoric origins. Learn more about the past and how it affected the present here.

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One of the most significant Native American archaeological sites in the United States
Moundville was a site occupied by Mississippian culture from about 1000 A.D. until 1450 A.D., in central Alabama.

Natchez Trace

An ancient path connecting Native American territories of the southeast United States
The Natchez Trace was a path carved out by Native Americans that travels through several different American Indian territories, including Chickasaw.

The Homelands

The Original Chickasaw Settlement
When the Chickasaw tribe migrated from west to east, they stopped in present-day Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee and Kentucky.