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Archaeological investigations at Thunderbird Lodge, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona

Peter J. McKenna

Archaeological investigations at Thunderbird Lodge, Canyon de Chelly, Arizona

by Peter J. McKenna

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Published by Branch of Cultural Resources Management, Division of Anthropology, National Park Service in Santa Fe, N.M .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thunderbird Lodge Site (Ariz.),
  • Arizona,
  • Canyon de Chelly National Monument,
  • Canyon de Chelly National Monument.
    • Subjects:
    • Trading posts -- Arizona -- Canyon de Chelly National Monument -- History.,
    • Indians of North America -- Arizona -- Canyon de Chelly National Monument -- Antiquities.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Arizona -- Canyon de Chelly National Monument.,
    • Thunderbird Lodge Site (Ariz.)

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesThunderbird Lodge.
      StatementPeter J. McKenna, Scott E. Travis.
      SeriesSouthwest Cultural Resources Center professional papers ;, no. 20
      ContributionsTravis, Scott E., United States. National Park Service. Southwest Region. Branch of Cultural Resources Management.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF819.T48 M37 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 118 p. :
      Number of Pages118
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1984814M
      LC Control Number90600015

      To reach Canyon de Chelly National Monument from Flagstaff or Albuquerque, take I to Chambers, then U.S. north to Ganado, where the road detours west for 6 miles. Continue on U.S. for another 47 miles to Chinle. The entrance to Canyon de Chelly National Monument lies 2 miles east of Chinle, Arizona on Indian Route 7.   Canyon de Chelly, a national monument on Navajo land in northeastern Arizona, as seen in November AP McClanahan unlocks the gate to her family's homestead.

      About the Canyon De Chelly National Monument. One of the most beautiful hidden destinations in the Southwestern United States is the Canyon de Chelly National Monument in Apache, Arizona. For more than 5, years the Chelly canyon has provided fertile farmlands and a well-protected home for local inhabitants amid rather unforgiving terrain. Chinle is home to Canyon De Chelly National Monument. Chinle is a historic city well known for its great selection of restaurants. If you'd like to find things to do in the area, you may want to check out White House Overlook and Trail and Spider Rock.

      Canyon de Chelly–pronounced SHAY–is also from the Navajo language. According to Hunter, "Chelly" is derived from a Navajo term, "tseyi," which means "within the rock." If You Go. Canyon de Chelly National Monument is on the Navajo Reservation in far northeast Arizona. It combines breathtaking natural beauty and a tragic story of America's failed resettlement of close to 8, Navajos to Fort Sumner in New Mexico in Col. Kit Carson forced tribal members out of the canyon on a mile journey known as the Long Walk.


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Thunderbird Lodge: A room motel-style facility reminiscent of older adobe structures, the only lodging available within Canyon de Chelly. Here at Thunderbird Lodge, you can enjoy sitting in the shade of cottonwood trees planted in the s by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

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"A Report on Illegal Excavations in Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Adjacent Portions of the Chinle Valley, Arizona." MS. Copy in the Research Section, Navajo Parks and Recreation, The Navajo Tribe, Window Rock, Arizona.

Hurt, Wesley R., Jr. "Report on Fossil Bones Found at Canyon de Chelly." MS. 2 pp. Canyon de Chelly Files. Two entirely different experiences. Canyon de Chelly is a vast and lengthy canyon that has been home to natives for thousands of years.

visiting there is a cultural learning adventure combined with the natural scenic beauty of the region. you'll need nights and a full. Banner image courtesy of the NPS. The National Park Service and the Navajo Nation jointly manage Canyon de Chelly’s resources. The canyon’s natural water sources and fertile soil made it a favored habitation for four millennia, and the landscape holds the remains of early pithouse villages, farming villages, and cliff dwellings.

Special consideration is given to the aspect of land use in the the two Canyons that make up Canyon de Chelly throughout the last abround years. The Navajo of Canyon de Chelly found themselves driven from the Canyons and forced to Fort Sumner for a number of 'Navajo Of Canyon De Chelly' is just a small volume with comparatively few photos/5.

Answer 1 of Here's my perspective on the Page meet-up and then a few additional days for MsHick and me in Canyon de Chelly and Winslow. Eleven days total in early October. The details including links to photos are in my travel. Rain can cause waterfalls, rock falls, flash flooding and other hazards.

Remember that entering the canyon is at your own risk. Last updated: May 3, Contact the Park. About Thunderbird Lodge. Located inside the park, near the mouth of Canyon De Chelly, the Thunderbird Lodge provides superb, comfortable lodging only minutes from the national monument.

The Thunderbird Lodge is, in fact, the closest lodging option to the monument. With the exception of the Grand Canyon itself, none of the great gorges of the American Southwest is more uniquely beautiful than Canyon de Chelly, with its sheer red cliffs and innumerable prehistoric Indian dwellings.

Of all the important centers of prehistoric Anasazi culture, only this magnificent canyon shows an unbroken record of settlement for more than 1, years.Canyon de Chelly National Monument (/ d ə ˈ ʃ eɪ / də-SHAY) was established on April 1,as a unit of the National Park d in northeastern Arizona, it is within the boundaries of the Navajo Nation and lies in the Four Corners region.

Reflecting one of the longest continuously inhabited landscapes of North America, it preserves ruins of the indigenous tribes that lived in Location: Apache County, Arizona.Canyon de Chelly national Monument is located in the center of the Navajo Indian Reservation and is 3 miles from Chinle, Arizona, population Chinle has gas stations, supermarkets, motels, churches, etc.

however, medical facilities are 40 miles away. The climate is semi-arid to mountainous; park headquarters is at an elevation of 5, feet.