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    • 1957 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program

    • 1957 Flagstaff All-Indian Powwow Program
    • Flagstaff Chamber of Commerce
    • Flagstaff--History; Powwows--Arizona--Flagstaff; Powwows--Pictorial works; Festivals--Arizona--Flagstaff; Indians of North America--Rites and ceremonies; Indians of North America--Social life and customs; Indians of North America--Pictorial works;...
    • Program of events for the annual Flagstaff All-Indian Pow Wow, 1957
    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • This abstract petroglyph is sometimes interpreted as an entoptic image, or an image physically generated by the human optical system, often during altered states of consciousness or trance. Entoptic images were likely experienced in the context of...
    • Circles, Spirals and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Circles, Spirals and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Some petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center have been interpreted in relation to tribal histories of migration or travel, traditional stories, or as representations of important spirits, animals, and people.

      However, if people used...
    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Linear, Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • For contemporary Native peoples, some of the petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center relate to specific events and histories. For instance, Hopi traditions document the migration of clans, and some petroglyphs have been identified as clan...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs are generally found in areas that show evidence of permanent and seasonal habitation, farming, travel, and subsistence activities. Rock art associated with the Hohokam is often found in habitation and agricultural areas near irrigation...
    • Complex Petroglyphs

    • Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Some petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center have been interpreted in connection to sky watching. They might record specific events such as supernovas or the passing of comets. Ancient peoples were very aware of how the movement of stars...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs that depict humans or spirit-beings suggest that rock art making may have been a part of religious practices. These practices can include rites of passage, weather influencing, curing illnesses, and ceremonial events. At the Deer...
    • Animal, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Animal, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Petroglyphs, such as this one, are associated with design elements found in connection with the Archaic culture. The Archaic people were nomadic, and followed resources seasonally. They secured places along the river valleys where resources were...
    • Human Petroglyphs

    • Human Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • This petroglyph depicts a human figure with hyper-extended fingers and toes, characteristic of Patayan-style rock art. Patayan people occupied a large area of Arizona west of the Agua Fria River, pass the Colorado River into eastern Nevada and...
    • Curvilinear, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Linear and Rectilinear Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • These petroglyphs, in the shape of wavy lines, are symbols that elicit many interpretations and responses. Visitors at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center say they see snakes, rain, water ripples, heat vapors, and even a natural rhythm.
    • Curvilinear and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Squiggly lines and spirals may relate to Mesoamerican representations of snakes, water, and the “feathered serpent deity,” Quetzalcoatl. While the place of origin of the Hohokam remains highly disputed, petroglyphs such as these may support...
    • Human, Animal, Curvilinear, Linear, Rectilinear, and Other Petroglyphs

    • Human, Animal, Curvilinear, Linear, Rectilinear, and Other Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Rock art representative of the Hohokam includes elements of animal and human-like beings, scrolls, circles, and other geometric designs.

      Hohokam people adapted to the extreme conditions of the Sonoran Desert and the seasonal abundance of...
    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, Linear, Rectilinear and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear, Circles, Spirals, Linear, Rectilinear and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • The petroglyphs at the Deer Valley Rock Art Center face east, towards the rising sun. In the Southwest, petroglyphs sometimes mark the movement of the sun, constellations, planets, the moon, and other celestial bodies. However, no light patterns...
    • Complex Petroglyphs

    • Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • Abstract designs, such as those seen on this panel, occur in rock art throughout the world. While we may find similar images around the world, it is rare, if even possible, to find universal meanings. The peoples that produced rock art have done...
    • Arizona Highways,  April 2005

    • Arizona Highways, April 2005
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 2005

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 ALL WHO WANDER 04 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 COVER The ‘Lost’ Photographs of Ansel Adams: Starting in the...
    • Curvilinear and Complex Petroglyphs

    • Curvilinear and Complex Petroglyphs
    • Archaic, Hohokam, or Patayan
    • Rock art--Arizona; Sacred sites; Petroglyphs;
    • The rocks of Hedgpeth Hills were formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago. As lava cooled, it cracked into large boulders. This kind of volcanic rock is called andesitic basalt. In arid regions, a thin dark film called desert varnish...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 1996

    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 1996
    • Harnagel, Sandy (ed.)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 1996 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Short Story, Poetry, and Essay.
      Table of Contents:
      ESSAY
      Make Time for Magic: Listen to Your Children! by Penny Porter 5
      Find the...
    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2001

    • Arizona Literary Magazine, Fall 2001
    • Schartz, Vijaya (ed.); Heathcotte, Toby (contest coordinator)
    • Arizona Authors Association; Literary magazine--Arizona
    • Winning entries in the 2001 Arizona Authors Association Literary Contest in unpublished categories in Article/Essay, Novel, Poetry, and Short Story. This was the first year that Published Fiction and Published Nonfiction were added as categories....
    • Arizona Highways, May 2005

    • Arizona Highways, May 2005
    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2005

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 ALL WHO WANDER
      04 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures
      06 ARCHAEOLOGY Devils Chasm Ruin Holds On to Its Mysteries: Only a few...

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