Adena Culture

The Adena culture was a Pre-Columbian Native American culture that existed from 1000 to 200 BC, in a time known as the Early Woodland period. The Adena culture refers to what were probably a number of related Native American societies sharing a burial complex and ceremonial system. The Adena lived in a variety of locations, including: Ohio, Indiana, West Virginia, Kentucky, and parts of Pennsylvania and New York.

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... The Adena Culture, which originated in Ohio, flourished from 1000–200 BCE in West Virginia ... Adena people practiced agriculture and lived in settled villages ... At its cultural zenith, Adena villages spread throughout the Midwestern United States and were self-governing and loosely linked by trade ...

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