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Colossal Cave Mountain Park

16721 E. Old Spanish Trail
Vail, AZ 85641 United States
928-647-7275 colossalcave.com‎

July 2014

Arts & Culture of Ancient Southern Arizona Hohokam Indians

July 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Colossal Cave Mountain Park, 16721 E. Old Spanish Trail
Vail, AZ 85641 United States
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The Hohokam archaeological culture flourished in southern Arizona as early as the sixth century. Hohokam artifacts, architecture, and other material culture provide clues allowing archaeologists to identify where the Hohokam lived, interpret how they adapted to the Sonoran Desert for centuries, and explain why their culture collapsed in the mid-1400s. This presentation illustrates Hohokam material culture and presents possible interpretations about their relationships to the natural world, time reckoning, religious practices, beliefs, and deities, and possible reasons for the eventual…

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