Shown here are the major cultural areas of the Mississippian world between about A.D. 1000-1600. Within each area the timing and nature of Mississippian developments varied greatly and none of the areas was ever culturally uniform. The "Caddoan" Mississippian area including the main Caddo Homeland and the Arkansas Basin to the north. Base map by Erwin Raisz, culture areas adapted from Brian Fagan.
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