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6 edition of People of Chaco found in the catalog.

People of Chaco

a canyon and its culture

by Kendrick Frazier

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Chaco Culture National Historical Park (N.M.),
  • New Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Chaco culture.,
    • Chaco Culture National Historical Park (N.M.) -- Antiquities.,
    • New Mexico -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKendrick Frazier.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE99.P9 F74 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2548921M
      ISBN 100393023133
      LC Control Number85030987

      The Gran Chaco region of South America constitutes a cultural area that is little known and largely misunderstood by the majority of people living outside its borders. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.   Chaco Canyon is a famous archaeological area in the American Southwest. It is located in the region known as the Four Corners, where the states of Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico meet. This region was historically occupied by Ancestral Puebloan people (better known as Anasazi) andAuthor: Nicoletta Maestri.

      Buy and read the book: People of Chaco by Frederick Frazier before you visit Hovenweep or Chaco Canyon for a good understanding of the fantastic history of the people, who built these structures and lived out their lives here. If you read this book, you will also see why I had such an interest in traveling the Turquoise Trail and visiting. Updated with the latest archaeological and anthropological evidence, "People of Chaco" is an essential book on the Chaco culture and ruins of northwestern New .

      Many of these people sought refuge with the Navajo people in Chaco Canyon and the surrounding area. These people intermarried and ex­ changed ideas. In the canyon, archeologists discover defensive Navajo sites that reflect this era of conflict. Don Bernardo de Miera y Pacheco, identified the Cha­ co Canyon area as "Chaca" on a Spanish. Today the massive buildings of the Ancestral Puebloan people still testify to the organizational and engineering abilities not seen anywhere else in the American Southwest. For a deeper contact with the canyon that was central to thousands of people between and A.D., come and explore Chaco through guided tours, hiking & biking trails.


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First published in and now updated with the latest archaeological and anthropological evidence, People of Chaco is an essential book for the general reader on the Chaco culture and ruins. With grace and erudition, Kendrick Frazier scours the canyon for clues about its unique cultural system, confirms its importance to archaeology, and saves this vital American Cited by:   Updated with the latest archaeological and anthropological evidence, "People of Chaco" is an essential book on the Chaco culture and ruins of northwestern New Mexico/5.

Peoples of the Gran Chaco (Native Peoples of the Americas S) Revised Edition by Elmer Miller (Author)Price: $ The "People of Chaco" is about the people (white man) who found the ruins, and the subsequent history of people who excavated, catalogued, and estalished the archeology/5.

A documentary history of the research that uncovered the ruins of Chaco Canyon in New Mexico. Frazier, former editor of Science News and author of Our Turbulent Sun and The Violent Face of Nature, writes with great admiration of the several People of Chaco book of researchers that handed the Pueblo Indians the hard evidence of their ancestry going back nearly 10 centuries.

People of Chaco A Canyon and Its Culture (Book): Frazier, Kendrick: Updated with the latest archaeological and anthropological evidence, "People of Chaco" is an essential book on the Chaco culture and ruins of northwestern New Mexico.

Maps & photos. First published in and now updated with the latest archaeological and anthropological evidence, People of Chaco is an essential book for the general reader on the Chaco. Beautifully illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs, Chaco Canyon draws on the very latest research on Chaco and its environs to tell the remarkable story of the people of the canyon, from foraging bands and humble farmers to the elaborate society that flourished between the tenth and twelfth centuries A.D.

Brian Fagan is a master story teller, and he weaves the latest discoveries into a compelling narrative of people Cited by: 4. People of Chaco: A Canyon and Its Culture by Kendrick Frazier $ Frazier combines scientific research and ethnographic data to give readers a sense of the lives of the real people occupying Chaco Canyon, from the Puebloans to historical figures in archaeology.

Updated with the latest archaeological and anthropological evidence, "People of Chaco" is an essential book on the Chaco culture and ruins of northwestern New Mexico. Maps & photos.5/5(3). Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

Spam or Self-Promotional The list is spam or self-promotional. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. Chaco's influence continued at Aztec, Mesa Verde, the Chuska Mountains, and other centers to the north, south, and west.

In time, the people shifted away from Chacoan ways, migrated to new areas, reorganized their world, and eventually interacted with foreign cultures. Their descendants are the modern Southwest Indians. The Chaco people abused sacred ceremonies, practiced witchcraft and cannibalism, and made a dreaded substance called corpse powder by cooking and grinding up the flesh and bones of the dead.

Their evil threw the world out of balance, and they were destroyed in a. People Of Chaco A Canyon & Its Culture by Kendrick Frazier available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews.

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Chaco Canyon, a major centre of ancestral Pueblo culture between and AD, was a focus for ceremonials, trade and. Chaco derives from chacú, the Quechua word used to name a hunting territory or the hunting technique used by the people of the Inca Empire.

Annually, large groups of up to thirty thousand hunters would enter the territory, forming columns and circling their l and largest city: Resistencia. People of Chaco: a canyon and its culture. [Kendrick Frazier] -- In northwestern New Mexico's Chaco Canyon lies a spectacular array of ruins.

Like Stonehenge, they are both a monument to our pre-history and a cryptic puzzle. People of Chaco is an essential book for the general reader on the Chaco culture and ruins. With grace and erudition. Josiah Gregg refers to the Chaco pueblos in his book Commerce of the Prairies, making its first appearance in popular culture.

James H. Simpson leads the Washington Expedition, a military reconnaissance team which surveys Navajo lands and records cultural sites in Chaco. Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park in the American Southwest hosting a concentration of park is located in northwestern New Mexico, between Albuquerque and Farmington, in a remote canyon cut by the Chaco ning the most sweeping collection of ancient ruins north of Mexico, the park preserves one of the Designated: (11th session).ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.

Contents: Ethnohistorical introduction / José Braunstein and Elmer S. Miller --Foraging in town: survival strategies among the 'Weenhayek of Bolivia and Argentina / Jan-Åke Alvarsson --The morality of the Enxet people of the Paraguayan Chaco and their.

For archaeologists, the Chaco phenomenon offers a chance to understand the rise and fall of a cultural ideal. Though this ideal may have originated between the walls of Chaco Canyon, its power reached far beyond.

When conditions changed, it appears that the Puebloan people survived only by letting go of tradition.