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Ancient Roots I: The Indigenous People & Architecture of the Southern Highlands By Richard Thornton
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The author has spent the past three years studying and photographing the Native American settlement sites in the mountains of Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina. This beautiful book is the... More > artistic product of his research. It contains 136 full color photographs, virtual reality computer drawings and three dimensional topographic maps - all created by the author. The book includes translations of many "Indian" place names into their original Muskogean or Cherokee form and then into English.< Less
The Indigenous Population of the Southern Highlands: An Historical, Linguistic & Architectural Analysis By Richard Thornton
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This booklet is the research report on the author's three year investigation into the Native American occupation of the Southern Highlands prior to its colonization by English-speaking settlers. It... More > reveals many unknown facts about these ancient people. One of the most interesting discoveries was that at least 17 ethnic groups occupied the region in 1540. However, all, but one province, had leaders with Muskogean titles and the leader with a non-Muskogean title was still subject to a Muskogean Great Sun (king.) 76 pages - 36 never-before-seen virtual reality images of Native American towns.< Less
Talliya Machusee Studio By Richard Thornton
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The brochure describes the broad level of creative services from Talliya Machusee Studio available to Native American tribes, archaeological museums and historic sites. Talliya Machusee is Muskogee... More > for "The New Town Planner"< Less
Ancient Roots IV: The Architectural Heritage of the Muskogean Peoples By Richard Thornton
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This is the first ever comprehensive study of the architectural traditions of the Muskogean tribes of the Southeast. The book contains over 300 color virtual reality images and photos. Most of... More > illustrations and photos are the original creative work of the architect-author, who is of Creek Indian heritage. Included in the illustrations are photos of the large town models he has built for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. The book is designed for a broad range of readers from architects & archaeologists to students to those just casually interested in Native American cultures. It is fully indexed and referenced for use by researchers. Ancient Roots IV is a must have for all archaeologists, who work on Southeastern archaeological sites. During the preparation of the Second Edition, all illustrations in the First Edition were either enhanced or redrawn.< Less
Ancient Roots V: The Southern Highlands, Part One By Richard Thornton
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Ancient Roots V: Part One is the first of a comprehensive three volume study on the Native Americans of the United States' Southern Highlands. Part One discusses the natural environment of the... More > region, the archaeological record, plus riverine & land based trade routes. the architect-author has lived most of his life in the Highlands and is of Creek Indian ancestry.< Less
Ancient Roots II: The Indigenous People and Architecture of the Etowah Valley By Richard Thornton
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Ancient Roots II features never before seen virtual reality images of all periods of the Etowah Valley's indigenous residents. It is both a photographic journey made by the author down the Etowah... More > River of Georgia - from its beginnings at the nation's second highest waterfall to the Coosa River - and a detailed study of the Native American settlements in the region from 10,000 BC until 1838. It contains over 200 photographs & images - most of which are original art by the author. The book features photographs of the large model of Etalwa, that the author built for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation in Oklahoma. Note - AR II contains some drawings of topless Indian women - which is an accurate portrayal of their appearance in the warm months. The book would probably be inappropriate for very young children.< Less
The Indigenous Population of the Southern Highlands: An Historical, Linguistic & Architectural Analysis By Richard Thornton
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This booklet is the research report on the author's three year investigation into the Native American occupation of the Southern Highlands prior to its colonization by English-speaking settlers. It... More > reveals many unknown facts about these ancient people. One of the most interesting discoveries was that at least 17 ethnic groups occupied the region in 1540. However, all, but one province, had leaders with Muskogean titles and the leader with a non-Muskogean title was still subject to a Muskogean Great Sun (king.) 76 pages - 36 never-before-seen virtual reality images of Native American towns.< Less
Ancient Roots I: The Indigenous People & Architecture of the Southern Highlands By Richard Thornton
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The author has spent the past three years studying and photographing the Native American settlement sites in the mountains of Georgia, Tennessee and North Carolina. This beautiful book is the... More > artistic product of his research. It contains 136 full color photographs, virtual reality computer drawings and three dimensional topographic maps - all created by the author. The book includes translations of many "Indian" place names into their original Muskogean or Cherokee form and then into English.< Less
The Lord of Cumberland By Richard Thornton
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This is the true story of three Georgia Tech students, who become stranded on Cumberland Island, GA in 1971 and have to live off the land for ten days until rescued. The central plot of the book is... More > preceded and followed by fascinating descriptions of life during the Viet Nam War Era. Probably the most interesting scene is when the author is playing Allman Brothers and Lynnard Skynard records with Gov. Jimmy Carter, when a very young Senator Joe Biden knocks unexpectedly at the apartment door. He subsequently asks Jimmy to run for President of the United States. The 144 pages include 88 original color photographs of Cumberland Island or Georgia in 1971 - the year of the expedition.< Less
Talliya Machusee Studio By Richard Thornton
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The brochure describes the broad level of creative services from Talliya Machusee Studio available to Native American tribes, archaeological museums and historic sites. Talliya Machusee is Muskogee... More > for "The New Town Planner"< Less