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This platform mound, Monk’s Mound, is in Illinois, US.
This Choctaw legend is based on the real events of the tower of Babel found in Genesis 10–11 (in the Bible, God’s word to us). The account of the tower of Babel explains why we find so many languages and people groups around the world!
The first people wondered what the sky was like, so they decided to build a tower of rocks that would touch the heavens. After the wind destroyed their first two attempts, the people slept next to the tower on the third night. The tower was blown over again and the rocks landed on the people. When they pushed the rocks away, they were surprised to discover that they could no longer understand each other because they no longer spoke the same language.