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Foothills Community Foundation

Southwestern Rock Calendars and Ancient Time Pieces with Allen Dart

Holland Community Center 34250 N 60th St., Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Native Americans in the US Southwest developed sophisticated skills in astronomy and predicting the seasons, centuries before non-Indigenous peoples entered the region. In this presentation, archaeologist Allen Dart discusses archaeological and ethnographic evidence of ancient astronomical and calendrical reckoning practices seen in petroglyphs, architecture, and settlement layouts in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah, and... Read More