Hohokam


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Ho·ho·kam

 (hə-hō′kəm)
n. pl. Hohokam or Ho·ho·kams
A member of a Native American culture flourishing from about the 3rd century bc to the mid-15th century ad in south-central Arizona, noted for the construction of an extensive system of irrigation canals.

[From O'odham huhugam, those who are gone, from huhug, to perish, disappear.]
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Ho•ho•kam

(həˈhoʊ kəm)

adj.
of or designating an American Indian culture of the S Arizona desert c300 b.c.–a.d. c1450.
[1912; < Pima-Papago huhugam those who are gone]
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Research and contributions are drawn from all corners of the land of Ancestral Puebloan/Anasazi, Mogollon, and Hohokam. The ancient people's success at maintaining stable communities of related, less related, and unrelated households varied-sometimes the experiments remained relatively stable for hundreds of years, while others failed quickly, often violently.
Dr Kathleen Henderson, Principal Investigator at Desert Archaeology told Airports International that PHX was built in an area of the Salt River Valley in Arizona, once covered with extensive canal irrigation systems, irrigated agricultural fields and seasonal farming settlements affiliated with the prehistoric culture known as the Hohokam. Dr Henderson said most of the archaeological work in Arizona is conducted by private, for-profit cultural resources companies like Desert Archaeology, or cultural resources groups contained within large environmental consulting firms, such as major engineering firm HDR or Jacobs Engineering Group.
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states have Native American-derived names, and in my home state of Arizona (from a Pima/Papago word for "small spring"), my grade schools bore the names Hopi (an extant Arizona tribe) and Hohokam (an ancient Native culture of the Southwest).
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