Pueblo Bonito

Pueblo Bonito (Spanish for "beautiful city") is one of the most popular big homes in the world. This structure was developed by the forefathers of Pueblos Oan, who occupied it from 828 - 1126 ADVERTISEMENT. It is one of the most thoroughly investigated and celebrated cultural site in Mexico and the only one in North America. It was the center of the Khakian world, planned and built in stages from 850 to 1150 A.D. by the ancestors of the Pueblo individuals. Throughout this duration, which archaeologists call the "Bonito phase," it was house to the biggest and most sophisticated of all the Pakooi groups residing in the Chacao Canyon.Pueblo Bonito 1853532129.jpg Most of the rooms in Pueblo Bonito were analyzed as homes for prolonged households or clans. This enables archaeologists to point out that there were a large number of families, possibly as numerous as 10,000 people.Visiting Chaco Culture National Historic Park, New Mexico 163715913573943.jpg

Visiting Chaco Culture National Historic Park, New Mexico

Together, these archaeological and natural features produce a cultural landscape that connects the Pueblo and Navajo with the Chaco Canyon. To this day, it and the surrounding area are a sacred location for the people of the southwest. The park was established in 1907 as the Chacao Canyon National Monolith and relabelled in 1980. The park was stated a UNESCO World Heritage Website in 1987 and a National Historic Landmark in 1999. The park covers a location of 1. 5 million square miles (3. 2 million acres) including the Chaco Canyon, the canyon cut by the "Chaco Gallo" wave, and the Pueblo and Navajo Reserves. The name is most likely stemmed from the Spanish word chaca, which might be a translation of the Navajo word for "canyon. " The interpretive Una Vida Trail is located at the southern end of Chaco Canyon in the Pueblo and Navajo Reserves of New Mexico. This steep, brief path causes a variety of rock art and petroglyphs. Follow the path that leads up to the sandstone cliffs and then down the side of a steep rock face into the canyon. From this viewpoint, there is a fantastic opportunity to check out the ruins of Una Vida, and there are 150 spaces and a number of kivas that have actually been decorated here. Building and construction on the website started in 800 ADVERTISEMENT, and over the following 250 years many building projects were performed to house the growing neighborhood. Pueblo Bonito was integrated in phases from 850 A.D. to 1150 A.D., increasing 4 or 5 floorings and most likely accommodating more than 1,200 people. The center of the ancient world, Pueblo Bonito, is a should see for visitors, but the piece de resistance of the park are the interesting sandstone homes.

Farmington's Chaco Culture National Forest

The increase of the Chaco culture brought an influx of trade and products into the Chico Canyon and close-by areas.Farmington's Chaco Culture National Forest 60665333004983628.jpg The canyon started to decay as a local center when the new structures stopped and the impact on the Aztec ruins and other large houses moved. At the same time, individuals moved away from the canyon and reinvented themselves in other places, such as New Mexico, Arizona and New York City City. A recent study found that a scarlet macaw, a colorful parrot, was brought from Mesoamerica to Pueblo Bonito on a journey undertaken by a member of the elite class of the Chaco Canyon culture, the Aztecs. It would have been a wonderful piece of luxury that would have helped determine whether Chico Canyon belongs to the elite class or not. The Chaco Canyon was a pre-Columbian civilization that flourished from the 9th to 12th century AD in the San Juan Basin in the American Southwest. The Chacoan civilization represented a group of ancient people called ancestral peoples in the face of the modern indigenous peoples of our southwest, whose lives are organized around the "peoples" (property neighborhoods). Research suggests that cocoa, the primary active ingredient in chocolate, was likewise brought to Chico Canyon from Mesoamerica around 900 ADVERTISEMENT.