”Professor Explores Mabila Mystery” – TPR’s In Focus – Jan. 27, 2022

A centuries-old mystery is the route of Spanish Conquistador Hernando DeSoto  through Alabama, as well as the location of the Battle of Mabila. Archaeologist Ashley Dumas, Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of West Alabama, talks with Carolyn Hutcheson, In Focus host, about Marengo County Native American settlements, which also feature Spanish artifacts from the 1500s.