Comanche Campaign
The Comanche Campaign is a general term for efforts by the United States government to control the violence of the Comanche tribe in the newly settled west. Between 1867 and 1875, military units fough...
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Pueblo III Era
The Pueblo III Era (AD 1150 to 1350) was the third period, also called the "Great Pueblo period" when Ancestral Puebloans lived in large cliff-dwelling, multi-storied pueblo, or cliff-side talus house...
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Koshare Indian Museum
The Koshare Indian Museum is a registered site of the Colorado Historical Society in La Junta, Colorado. The building, located on the Otero Junior College campus, is a tri-level museum with an attach...
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Joe Ben Wheat Site Complex
Joe Ben Wheat Site Complex is a set of archaeological sites dated from A.D. 600 - 1300 that are located near Yellow Jacket in Montezuma County, Colorado. The complex is also known by its collective s...
Cody complex
The Cody complex is a Paleo-Indian culture group first identified at a bison antiquus kill site near Cody, Wyoming in 1951. Points possessing characteristics of Cody Complex flaking have been found a...
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Late Basketmaker II Era
The Late Basketmaker II Era (AD 50 to 500) was a cultural period of Ancient Pueblo People when people began living in pit-houses, raised maize and squash, and were proficient basket makers and weaver...
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Plano cultures
The Plano cultures is a name given by archaeologists to a group of disparate hunter-gatherer communities that occupied the Great Plains area of North America during the Paleo-Indian period in the Unit...
Pueblo IV Era
The Pueblo IV Era (AD 1350 to 1600) was the fourth period of ancient pueblo life in the American Southwest. At the end of prior Pueblo III Era, Anasazi living in the Colorado and Utah regions abando...
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Oasisamerica
Oasisamerica is a term used by some scholars, primarily Mexican anthropologists, for the broad cultural area defining pre-Columbian southwestern North America. It extends from modern-day Utah down to...
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Pilling Figurines
The Pilling Figurines are a set of eleven clay figurines made by the Fremont culture. They were discovered in 1950 by Clarence Pilling,a Utah rancher, under a rock overhang in a side canyon of Range ...
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Pueblo I Era
The Pueblo I Era (AD 750 to 900) was the first period in which Ancient Pueblo People began living in pueblo structures and realized an evolution in architecture, artistic expression, and water conser...
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Clear Creek (Utah)
112°15′23″W / 38.58139°N 112.25639°W / 38.58139; -112.25639Clear Creek is a creek in Utah which joins the Sevier River near the city of Sevier. It flows alongside Interstate 7...
Southwestern United States
The Southwestern United States (also known as the American Southwest or simply the Southwest) is a region of the United States defined in different ways by different sources. Broad definitions include...
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Cañon Pintado
Cañon Pintado, meaning painted canyon, is an archaeological site of Native American rock art located in the East Four Mile Draw, 10.5 miles (16.9 km) south of Rangely in Rio Blanco County, Colora...
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Cliff Palace
The Cliff Palace is the largest cliff dwelling in North America. The structure built by the Ancient Pueblo Peoples is located in Mesa Verde National Park in their former homeland region. The cliff dwe...
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Swarts Ruin
Swarts Ruin, also known as the Swarts Ranch Ruin, is an archeological site in New Mexico's Mimbres Valley excavated from 1924 to 1927 by Harriet S. ("Hattie") Cosgrove and Conelius B. ("Burt") Cosgrov...
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Nine Mile Canyon
110°30′0″W / 39.77639°N 110.50000°W / 39.77639; -110.50000Nine Mile Canyon is a canyon, approximately 40 miles (60 km) long, located in the counties of Carbon and Duchesn...
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Outline of Colorado prehistory
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the prehistoric people of Colorado, which covers the period of when humans were first thought to have roamed Colorado until the...
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Quail rock art panel
The "Quail" Rock Art Panel is a large set of pictographs that were probably created by people of the Fremont culture. The rock art panel is located in Emery County, Utah, United States.The name came ...
Fort Lyon
Fort Lyon, first named Fort Wise, has served in Colorado as a United States Army fort, a sanatorium, a neuropsychiatry facility, and a minimum security prison. The state closed the prison in 2011, an...
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Tipi ring
Tipi rings are circular patterns of stones left from an encampment of Post-Archaic, protohistoric and historic Native Americans. They are found primarily throughout the Plains of the United States and...
Chief Ignacio
Chief Ignacio (1828–1913) was a chief of the Weeminuche band of the Ute tribe of American Indians, also called the Southern Utes, located in present-day Colorado north of the San Juan River. He led t...
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Ute Indian Museum
The Ute Indian Museum is a local history museum in Montrose, Colorado, USA. It is administered by History Colorado (the Colorado Historical Society).The museum presents the history of the Ute tribe of...
Richard Wetherill
Richard Wetherill (1858 – 1910), a member of a prominent Colorado ranching family, was an amateur explorer in the discovery, research and excavation of sites associated with the Ancient Pueblo P...