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Sopris Phase

Added by yongli on 11/03/2015 - 10:35, last changed on 11/20/2022 - 22:17

Sopris Phase Map

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Archaeologists use the term Sopris phase to refer to unique Native American sites found only on the Purgatoire River west of Trinidad, Colorado, and on the upper tributaries of the Canadian River west of Raton and Cimarron, New Mexico (Fig. 1). Sopris people were the only indigenous farmers who...


Added by yongli on 12/28/2015 - 11:20, last changed on 11/27/2022 - 08:57
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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