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10 08, 2017

Pueblo creation myth – Native American religion

By |2019-10-01T17:18:44-07:00August 10th, 2017|Native American|7 Comments

Sunlight seen from inside a cave like the one in this Pueblo creation myth Where did Pueblo people come from? Long ago, Pueblo people lived far away up north. At first they lived underground, in a holy place called Sipapu. Then people climbed up through a hole in the earth into the sunlight [...]

10 08, 2017

Woodland period Native American history

By |2019-09-18T07:42:46-07:00August 10th, 2017|Native American|2 Comments

Early Anasazi (Pueblo) pottery from about 550-800 AD Early Woodland The third period of North American history, after the Archaic period, is the Woodland period. What happened in the Archaic period? More Native American articles The Early Woodland period began in the southern and midwestern part of North America about 1200 BC. People like [...]

10 08, 2017

Early Ute history – Native Americans

By |2018-04-24T10:29:27-07:00August 10th, 2017|History|0 Comments

Ute basket Ute people seem to have lived in the area of North America that is now the states of Utah and Colorado beginning at least by 500 AD. The Ute (YOOT) had no stories about coming to this area, which means that they were probably there a long time before that, too. The [...]

9 08, 2017

Pueblo history – Anasazi – Native Americans

By |2019-01-25T06:05:57-07:00August 9th, 2017|History, North America|0 Comments

Anasazi (Pueblo) pit house Anasazi people Pueblo people (sometimes called the Anasazi) started to build mud-brick houses for themselves in the south-west part of North America (modern Colorado, northern Arizona, and New Mexico) about 100 BC, during the Middle Woodland period (the time of the Han dynasty in China, and the Roman republic in Europe). At this point archaeologists call [...]