are a Native American people originally occupying what is now the Southeastern United States (modern-day Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and Louisiana).Their Choctaw language belongs to the Muskogean language family group.The Choctaw are descendants of the peoples of the Hopewell and Mississippian cultures, who lived throughout the east of the Mississippi River valley and its tributaries.About 1,700 years ago, the Hopewell people built Nanih Waiya, a great earthwork mound located in what is central present-day Mississippi. The early Spanish explorers of the mid-16th century in the Southeast encountered Mississippian-culture villages and chiefs.
Visit the high-resolution (high-speed service recommended for loading) map page which shows the historic Santa Fe Trail routes, the scenic byway routes and many sites and towns along the trail.
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The many smaller trails merged again along the Las Vegas-Santa Fe Corridor into Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The Santa Fe Trail New Mexico National Scenic Byway follows today's highways and roads near the original Santa Fe Trail paths.