The Terraces

Native Peoples and Ohio

Did you know that you are standing on colonized land? Long before Europeans forced Native peoples from their homelands, the Hopewell and Adena societies lived throughout Ohio. Although no federal reservations exist in this state, many Native peoples remain. Today, Native communities actively preserve their cultures and gather at annual powwows throughout Ohio including the Great Mohican Powwow to celebrate a continued Native presence within and beyond the Kokosing region.

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The information for this site was prepared by Kenyon College students Teahelahn Keithrafferty, Catherine McGonagle, Ruby Messier, Allison Pratt, Emma Schurink, Schuyler Stupica, Henry Toohey, and Billy Weber, under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Bottiger. Photos as credited.