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Credits & Sources

The Nasoni exhibit was written in 2001 by Susan Dial in collaboration with Darrell Creel. Updated information by Timothy K. Perttula was added in 2019. WPA photographs used in the WPA Excavations section are from the TARL archives.

Links

https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bmn17
Information on the Nasoni Indians who lived during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in northeast Texas, from the Handbook of Texas Online.

http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/bbh08
A concise account of excavations at the Hatchel-Mitchell-Moores complex written by Darrell Creel for the Handbook of Texas Online.

Print Sources

Carter, Cecile Elkins
1995   Caddo Indians: Where We Come From. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.

[A beautifully presented chronicle of the Caddo, based on both archeological data and oral histories, written by a representative of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma.]

Perttula, Timothy K.
1992   "The Caddo Nation." University of Texas Press, Austin.

[An important and thoroughly researched study tracing the history of Caddo peoples and relationships with Europeans. The following publications authored by Perttula deal more specifically with the findings of the WPA work, including analyses of the varied collections at TARL from the Hatchel and Mitchell sites.]

2005a   1938-1939 WPA Excavations at the Hatchel Site (41BW3) on the Red River in Bowie County, Texas. Southeastern Archaeology 24(2):180-198.

2005b   Views of the Hatchel Site (41BW3) during the 1938-1939 WPA Excavations. Journal of Northeast Texas Archaeology 21:65-76.

2014a   Archaeological Studies of the Hatchel Site (41BW3) on the Red River in Bowie County, Texas. Special Publication No. 23. Friends of Northeast Texas Archaeology, Austin and Pittsburg.

2014b   The Mitchell Site (41BW4): An Ancestral Caddo Settlement and Cemetery on McKinney Bayou, Bowie County, Texas. Special Publication No. 32. Friends of Northeast Texas Archaeology, Pittsburg and Austin.

2015   Caddo Ceramic Vessels from the Hatchel Site (41BW3) on the Red River in Bowie County, Texas. Special Publication No. 39. Friends of Northeast Texas Archaeology, Austin and Pittsburg.

2018   Analysis of the Hatchel Site (41BW3) Platform Mound Ceramic Vessels, Vessel Sections, Sherds, Pipes, and Other Clay Artifacts. Special Publication No. 45. Friends of Northeast Texas Archaeology, Austin and Pittsburg.


Perttula, Timothy K., Bo Nelson, and Mark Walters
2016a   Caddo Ceramic Vessels from the Paul Mitchell Site (41BW4) on the Red River, Bowie County, Texas. Special Publication No. 44. Friends of Northeast Texas Archaeology, Austin and Pittsburg.

Swanton, John R.
1942   Source Material on the History and Ethnology of the Caddo Indians. Bulletin 132, Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Washington. (Reprinted by the University of Oklahoma Press in 1995 and available in paperback)

[A valuable resource compiling ethnographic accounts of the Caddo by explorers and traders primarily during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.]

Wedel, Mildred Mott
1978   La Harpe's 1719 Post on the Red River and Nearby Caddo Settlements. Bulletin 30, Texas Memorial Museum. The University of Texas, Austin.

[Wedel's account of how she established the location of La Harpe's post and its correlation to the Hatchel-Mitchell-Moores archeological complex.]