Earth Oven Cooking in the Chahta Homeland of Mississippi

Chahta Tosholi Virtual Speaker Series

Published April 14, 2023

For thousands of years, Choctaw ancestors used a kind of pit called an earth oven for cooking. While our knowledge of these cooking techniques has been limited, archaeology has helped us learn more about the past. University of Alabama Ph.D. candidate Mike Fedoroff shares his research on earth oven pits as a cooking technology in the Choctaw homelands using experimental archaeology methods.