September 16, 2022
Celebrate the Autumnal Equinox at Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center
Come to Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center on Thursday, Sept. 22, for the Autumnal Equinox Walks. As the end of summer nears and crops are ready for harvest, the time of the year arrives for the most important of ceremonies for the eastern American Indians, the Busk or Green Corn Ceremony. The Green Corn Ceremony was a harvest and renewal ceremony that took place around the autumnal equinox in the Spiro area.
On Sept. 22 there will be three walks beginning at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., led by ar...