Southern Cult

noun

: a religious movement among the American Indians of the southern U.S. in the 16th and 17th centuries assumed from certain naturalistic art styles in embossed copper plates, cut and engraved shell gorgets, pottery, and batons or maces found in archaeological sites

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“Southern Cult.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Southern%20Cult. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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