Although much of the culture of native tribes has been lost in translation, scholars and archeologists have pieced together a retelling of the Midwest’s native people. They’ve done so though artifacts, journals and a sheer motivation to know more.
Missouri may not seem like that big of a place, but William Meadows can list over ten historical tribes of Missouri with ease.
Meadows is an anthropology professor at MSU. And he says the state has a rich record of Native American tribes.