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Kivas

Added by yongli on 03/04/2016 - 10:39, last changed on 10/10/2019 - 13:30
Kivas were architecturally unique rooms or structures built by Ancestral Puebloans in southwest Colorado that served important ceremonial and social functions. Architecturally, they are recognized in the archaeological record in southwestern Colorado as far back as AD 500, although there are...

Mesa Verde National Park

Added by yongli on 08/21/2015 - 11:50, last changed on 11/07/2019 - 10:23
Mesa Verde National Park is the largest of the National Park Service parcels protecting cultural resources in Colorado, with nearly 5,000 documented sites, including about 600 cliff dwellings . A majority of the sites are associated with Ancestral Pueblo cultures and date to different time periods...

Tipi

Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 11:20, last changed on 08/31/2017 - 07:32
The tipi, or tepee, is an iconic form of Native American housing. It has a long history of use throughout Colorado and the western plains of North America. Sturdy and secure yet portable, the hide-covered tipi has been an ideal shelter for millennia among mobile human groups. The term comes from...
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