TITLE

Mystery of the cliff dwellers

AUTHOR(S)
Banks, Joan
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
National Geographic World;Feb98, Issue 270, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the ancestral Pueblo Indians who lived in the cliffs in Mesa Verde, Colorado. Background information on the Indians; What the Pueblo Indians built their homes from; Details on the Indian's religion.
ACCESSION #
182744

Tags: PUEBLO Indians

 

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