illustration of the city of Cahokia

Two University of Illinois anthropologists talk about their work at the ancient city of Cahokia in a new, four-part documentary about the cities built by Native Americans prior to European colonization and their sophisticated cultures.

Native America” will premiere on PBS beginning Oct. 23. The episode featuring U. of I. researchers, “Native America: Cities of the Sky,” will be screened at 7 p.m. Oct. 10 at Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. A panel discussion will follow. The Illinois Prairie Research Institute, WILL Radio TV Online and Spurlock Museum are co-hosting the event, which is free and open to the public.

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