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As originally defined by Hudson et al. (1985), Coosa was a 16th-century chiefdom extending from southeastern Tennessee into eastern Alabama. An important component in the construction of Coosa as a paramount chiefdom is the identification of a Napochie village at the Audubon Acres Site (40HA84) in Chattanooga An overview of the results of research and looting at this and other local sites where 16th-century Spanish artifacts have been recovered is applied to the Coosa question.
College of Arts and Sciences
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Place of Publication
Archaeology--Tennessee--Hamilton County; Chiefdoms--Tennessee, East--History--16th century; Coosa Indians--Tennessee, East--History--16th century; Antiquities; Archaeology; Hamilton County (Tenn.)--Antiquities
Hamilton County (Tenn.)
F444.C46 H66 1995
Honerkamp, Nicholas and Council, R. Bruce, "Whither Coosa in Chattanooga?" (1995). Jeffrey L. Brown Institute of Archaeology Reports. 71.