Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Clintonville Murals Remind Us of Ohio's Ancient American Indian Legacy

Danielle Poling and a Hopewell falcon (or parakeet) on the Sunwall at the Cooke Road railroad overpass. Image Courtesy of the Ohio History Connection Archaeology Blog.
Danielle Poling and a Hopewell falcon (or Carolina parakeet) on the Sunwall
 at the Cooke Road railroad overpass.
 Image Courtesy of the Ohio History Connection Archaeology Blog.
July 11, 2014.
Brad Lepper, of the Ohio History Connection Archaeology Blog, has written an interesting post about the importance of remembering Ohio's ancient people and the soon to be completed Clintonville murals on the Cooke Road railroad overpass.

"Most of the archaeologists with whom I’ve discussed the murals agree that the use of these powerful ancient symbols in public art is a good thing. I think it gives the symbols a renewed relevance and power in the popular imagination."

To read the full article, click here.

People of the Hopewellian Culture made extensive use of copper from the Lake Superior region... Image Courtesy of the National Park Service.
People of the Hopewellian Culture made extensive use of copper from the Lake Superior region...
Image Courtesy of the National Park Service.
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