The Art of Prehistoric Caddo Potters

The Sam Noble Museum offers this web exhibit to honor the Caddo Nation of Oklahoma.

Theirs is an ancient and celebrated heritage in Southeastern Oklahoma and adjacent parts of Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. They continue to maintain their culture in these areas; presently their tribal cultural center is four miles east of Binger in Caddo County, Oklahoma.

Special thanks to the Caddo Nation for consenting to this online exhibit in the display of their ancestors' magnificent artwork.


For more information about the Caddo, follow the provided links:

Brief Bibliography

Carter, Cecile Elkins. Caddo Indians: Where We Come From 1995. University of Oklahoma Press, Norman.

Dorsey, George A. Traditions of the Caddo 1997. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

La Vere, David. The Caddo Chiefdoms: Caddo Economics and Politics, 700-1835 1998. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln.

Perttula, Timothy K. The Caddo Nation 1992. University of Texas Press, Austin.

Smith, F. Todd. The Caddo Indians: Tribes at the Convergence of Empires, 1542-1854 1995. Texas A&M University Press, College Station.

Suhm, Dee Ann and Edward B. Jelks. Handbook of Texas Archeology: Types Descriptions 1962. Texas Archeological Society and Texas Memorial Museum, Austin.

Swanton, John R. Source Material on the History and Ethnology of the Caddo Indians. 1996 University of Oklahoma Press. Norman.