Evaluating the Chaco Cultural Protection Costs

In northwestern New Mexico, a culture is stressed over how spiritual sites are threatened by attacks on oil and gas production. Chaco Canyon is one of the most important archaeological sites in the United States and consists of ancient streets, communities, shrines and houses, consisting of the ancient Chacao Pueblo, the largest of its kind in North America. From 850 to 1250 AD, this magnificent "Chaco landscape" was home to thousands of Puleos, according to the National forest Service.

The Anasazi Sun Dagger|The Ancient Ones

In the middle of ancient Anasazi - called Chaco Canyon - increases an enforcing natural structure called Fajada Butte. On a narrow rocky outcrop at the top of this mountain is a spiritual site of the indigenous people, which got the name "Sun Dagger" and revealed the changing seasons to the astronomers of the Anasazi countless years back.Anasazi Sun Dagger|The Ancient Ones 99976524.jpg Although the canyon was abandoned more than 700 years ago for unidentified reasons, the tricks of the dagger remain hidden to just a couple of. It inconspicuously marked the course of the seasons for numerous centuries, however lasted only 10 years prior to its discovery and was lost forever.