Pike County Osage Hopewell Earthwork Decoded

Pike County Osage Hopewell Earthwork Decoded




The Great Spirit of the Osage Indian Tribe was Wah-kon-tah, the great mystery spirit or power. In one of their legend of creation, the Osages believed that the People of the Sky (Tzi-sho) met with the People of the Land (Hun-Kah) to form one tribe, the Children of the Middle Waters (Ni-u-ko’n-ska).