At Moundville: The Horned Serpent Story

LaDonna Brown, Tribal Anthropologist, Department of History & Culture, Chickasaw Nation

LaDonna Brown, Tribal Anthropologist for the Chickasaw Nation Department of History & Culture, describes a famous Chickasaw story her grandfather told her when she was a child when they lived not far from Moundville, Alabama. LaDonna knows the story practically by heart, and she also possesses related knowledge of Moundville artifacts. She says she often sees the connection between her contemporary culture and that of her ancestors.


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