Credits & Sources
The Nasoni exhibit was written by Susan Dial in collaboration with Darrell Creel. WPA photographs used in the WPA Excavations section are from the TARL archives.
Information on the Nasoni Indians who lived during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in northeast Texas, from the Handbook of Texas Online.
A concise account of excavations at the Hatchel-Mitchell-Moores complex written by Darrell Creel for the Handbook of Texas Online.
Carter, Cecile Elkins
1995 Caddo Indians: Where We Come From. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.
A beautifully presented chronicle of the Caddo, based on both archeological data and oral histories, written by a representative of the Caddo Tribe of Oklahoma.
Perttula, Timothy K.
1992 "The Caddo Nation." University of Texas Press, Austin.
An important and thoroughly researched study tracing the history of Caddo peoples and relationships with Europeans.
Swanton, John R.
1942 Source Material on the History and Ethnology of the Caddo Indians. Bulletin 132, Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, Washington. (Reprinted by the Oklahoma University Press in 1995 and available in paperback)
A valuable resource compiling ethnographic accounts of the Caddo by explorers and traders primarily during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Wedel, Mildred Mott
1978 La Harpe's 1719 Post on the Red River and Nearby Caddo Settlements. Bulletin 30, Texas Memorial Museum. The University of Texas, Austin.
Wedel's account of how she established the location of La Harpe's post and its correlation to the Hatchel-Mitchell-Moore archeological complex.