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HCAA GENERAL MEETING, July 18, 2015, 12:30pm

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Lecture Title: Caddo Indian Culture of East


Speaker: Paul Shawn Marceaux, Ph.D. Director, Center for Archeological Research, University of Texas, San Antonio


Riverside Nature Center – 150 Francisco Lemos, Kerrville, Texas 78028

Bio: Paul Shawn Marceaux, Ph.D.


CaddoIndian-95dpiThis exciting lecture discusses a tribe of prehistoric Texas Indians that we know a great deal about—the Caddo Indians!!! ThCaddoIndianVillage95dpie word for “Texas” comes from the Caddo Indian Culture of east Texas. This culture was based on agriculture and is rich in materials and traditions, especially pottery and body ornamentation. The Caddo Indian lifeways will be discussed before and after the Spanish arrived in Texas in the 1500’s. The Caddo were liked by the Spanish for their friendly ways and similar material cultural.HistoricCaddo-EuropeanTradeGoodsLinks3