Esther Parada

(1938 - 2005)
In the late 1960s, an anthropologist friend took Esther Parada southwest of Chicago to visit a Native American burial site. Dixon Mounds, which would become both a state museum and a focus of controversy in the 1970s, had been used by woodland tribes and dates back to the tenth century. What Parada saw was a gymnasium-sized area where a layer of ea...
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