Please correct me if I'm wrong... but i didn't see the cassandra libraries in maven repositories.
You can download the source distribution of cassandra, and look at the pom.xml included.
The pom.xml will show you all the dependencies required, and it'll be easy enough to deploy to your local maven repository.
We're looking at the website and can't find any definitive working
example of where to get the Cassandra libraries for java from Maven. Is