Canyon de Chelly


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Can·yon de Chel·ly

 (kăn′yən də shā′)
A canyon in northeast Arizona containing the ruins of spectacular Ancestral Puebloan cliff dwellings built between ad 350 and 1300.
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Canyon de Chelly National Monument (CACH), the Chuska Mountains (Chuskas), and the intervening landscape (Fig.
We contemplate life and death in Auschwitz and Appalachia, party with ghosts in Oaxaca, peer into parallel worlds in Costa Rica and Canyon de Chelly.
Sites include Chaco Canyon, Santa Fe, Canyon de Chelly, and Gran Quivera.
We stopped at several Native American sacred sites mentioned in the Native literatures, such as the Black Hills in South Dakota, the Hopi mesas in Navajo County, Arizona, and the White House Ruin in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona.
The accompanying photographs were taken in the spring of 2015 in Canyon de Chelly, Arizona; Monument Valley, Utah; and Valley of the Gods, Utah.
Panoramic view of Canyon de Chelly, below, Spider Rock, far left, and a brief stop-off on Route 66, right
Enhanced by the inclusion of more than 130 spectacular photographs by Larry Lindahl showcasing remarkable archeological locations ranging from Mesa Verde National Park, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, and Navajo National Monument, to Chaco Culture National Historic Park, Cedar Mesa National Monument, and many more, "The Ancient Southwest: A Guide to Archaeological Sites" is an ideal itinerary planning resource and would prove a welcome addition to community and academic American Archaeology reference collections.
AFTER YOU SKIRT a hardscrabble section of the Navajo town of Chinle, Canyon de Chelly National Monument--which you can practice pronouncing, Canyon de Shay, on your drive--feels like a red rock paradise.
The collection includes portraits as well as images of weavers, musicians, Canyon de Chelly, Taos Pueblo and Taos cemetery.
I never pick up hitch-hikers, but I had driven the stretch between Tsaille, where the four story Dine college rose out of the wilderness, down to the entrance of Canyon de Chelly, where I politely asked the well-groomed tourist guide if he had heard of road 24, which my friend had referenced.
A val sta Leaving Goulding's, we took the scenic drive to the Canyon de Chelly, a site of poignant significance to the Navajo.