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Graphic Novel

Chickasaw Artist Dustin Mater and I have applied for a grant to produce a graphic novel version of Sacred Mounds! Sign up on our mailing list for updates. Here's a mock up of a sample page. It shows the traditional game of Tchung-key in progress: One player throws a disc  and immediately his partner throws a spear, attempting to land it as close to where the disc lands as possible!

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Drawings of the Natchez made by expedition priests in the 18th century

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The Great Sun Being Carried in a Litter

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Warriors partaking of the Black Drink

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Famous Mounds

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Monks Mound, Missouri


Map of Mounds - each dot represents a present or former site!

More News & Events

Coming This Spring!

We're honored to announce that the Portuguese language version of Sacred Mounds will be published by Grupo Narrativa in Portugal.


Book Trailer

Aerial views of the mounds, first drawings of The Natchez; banging the drum for "Sacred Mounds"!  Watch the video here


Online Reading

Secrets of the mounds revealed! Watch the video of the reading here.  ​

Online Book Launch!

With Jim Metzner, Hutke Fields, Principal Chief of the Natchez Nation, singer-songwriter Tim Hill and Flautist Steve Gorn.   Watch the video of the event here.