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The Mima Mounds - Episode 32

What are the Mima Mounds? Are they natural? Were they created by gophers? Seismic activity? Humans? We explore all these possibilities and try to get down to the real cause. Get ready to think critically!

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Produced by Chris Webster and Tristan Boyle

Edited by Chris Webster

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Those Mysterious Mound Builders - Episode 4

In this episode we look at the Mound Builder Myth in some detail. We discuss the history of the myth, the alternative explanations for the mounds, how Cyrus Thomas proved the mounds were built by Native Americans, and why the idea that the mounds were built by Europeans still persists today. Also, we highly encourage you to take your local mounds to lunch, and, go visit them today!

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