Inhabiting the area around Fort Wayne, the Miami Tribe was another of the major tribes that lived in Indiana at the time of white settlement. Continue reading Podcast – Native Tribes of Indiana – The Miami Tribe in Indiana
The Shawnee were one of the major tribes to inhabit the region that would become Indiana when European explorers began penetrating the area. This podcast discusses Shawnee life and culture. Continue reading Podcast – Native Tribes of Indiana – Shawnees in Indiana
At the time of settlement, vast hardwood forests covered most of Indiana. More than eighty-five species of trees live in the state. Trees like white oak, sugar maple, white ash, American beech, sycamore, red oak, yellow poplar and black cherry grew to a huge size. Many have said that a squirrel could have traveled from Ohio to the Illinois prairies without ever touching the ground.
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Glaciers, and the resulting ice water melt off, carved Indiana’s terrain. Episode 1 of the book Indiana’s Timeless Tales – Pre-History to 1781 reveals this process to listeners Continue reading Podcast – Glaciers Batter Indiana into Shape