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    • Cochise culture

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Cochise culture; Excavations (Archaeology); Paleo-Indians; Indians of North America; Antiquities
    • (16,792kb pdf) Excavations from the early-to-mid 1930's in southeastern Arizona, southwestern New Mexico and northern Mexico resulted in the classification of a new culture, the Cochise culture.
    • Arizona Highways, April 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 PAINTED MAGIC: ROCK ART OF THE ARIZONA STRIP by Ron McCoy. An Arizona Highways exclusive. Two astonishing rock art galleries filled with prehistoric...
    • 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...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1981

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1981

      Contents:

      03 THE FIRST SOUTHWESTERNERS Introducing the people of the past: the Hohokam, Mogollon, and Anasazi.
      08 ON THE ROAD TO RUINS A colorful and exciting guided tour of the places where...
    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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 the...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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...
    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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.
    • Archaeological survey of Texas

    • Sayles, E. B. (Edwin Booth), 1892-1977
    • Archaeological surveying--Texas; Antiquities--Texas; Indians of North America--Texas; Isleta Indians--Texas; Jicarilla Indians--Texas; Mescalero Indians--Texas; Apache Indians--Texas; Jumano Indians--Texas; Comanche Indians--Texas; Kiowa...
    • An archaeological survey of Texas whose purpose is to "define the cultures of Texas and their boundaries; to determine the relations which may once have existed between the tribes of Texas and those of adjoining sections; and to seek traces of the...
    • Arizona Highways, April 2010

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 2010

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including a café in Southern Arizona where mesquite meal...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2011

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 2011

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including our continuing coverage of Arizona’s Centennial,...
    • Arizona Highways, January 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      06 COVER: A STORY OF NAVAJO SURVIVAL A writer walks into desolate sandstone canyons of...
    • Arizona Highways, October 2004

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 2004

      Contents:
      02 LETTERS & E-MAIL
      03 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Explore Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      SPECIAL FALL HIKING FEATURES: INTO THE WOODS AND CANYONS When somebody in Arizona tells...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, Searching the Bay Area for the Grave of Wyatt Earp, by Larry Tritten.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 Ben Johnson: This all-around cowboy, champion roper, stuntman,...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, For Kids in Territorial Days Life Was Lived on the Wild Side, by Chips Muehl.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 City Slickers Cowboy Adventure: Riding, working cattle,...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1996

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1996

      Contents:
      p. 2 Along the Way, Prescott, My Town, by Budge Ruffner.
      p. 3 Letters to the Editor.
      p. 4 Prescott Is Inviting You to Call, by Richard G. Stahl.
      p. 6 That Little Big Town Called...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1994

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1994

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Phoenix summers are comfortable because, although temperatures may hover in the stratosphere, it’s a dry heat. But don’t you believe it.
      03 LETTERS
      04 COVER STORY....
    • Arizona Highways, August 1992

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 1992

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY What every son needs is a how-to manual.
      03 LETTERS
      04 HISTORY. THE COMIC EXPEDITION OF CHRISTMAS IVES The adventure of challenging the Colorado River in 1858 blurs...
    • Arizona Highways, April 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, April 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Meet Chief Yellowhorse: Marketing Genius.
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. TUCSON’S SABINO CANYON Since prehistoric times, people have enjoyed this beautiful spot in the Santa...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1993

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1993

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY When The Phoenix Symphony tackled the music of Mahler’s 8th, it created a phenomenon.
      03 LETTERS
      04 THE COVER. ROOSEVELT LAKE: JUST FOR THE FUN OF IT In July, when the...
    • Arizona Highways, September 1990

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 1990

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 BLM SCORES IN REAL ESTATE COUP In a classic trade-off, the historic Empire and Cienega ranches - 37,000 acres of prime grassland - are converted into a...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY Expressions of love sometimes come in most unusual ways.
      03 LETTERS
      04 GHOST TOWNS. SILENCE IN SWANSEA Text by Philip Varney. Photographs by Rick Odell. Popular “Ghost...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1991

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1991

      Contents:
      02 ALONG THE WAY A tale that should never be forgotten of the Hopi “push-of-war.”
      03 LETTERS
      04 WILDLIFE. A RIVER FOR THE BIRDS Text by Stan Smith. In the southernmost section of the...
    • Arizona Highways, July 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 SOUTH MOUNTAIN: A PARK FOR ALL SEASONS by John Alcock. A perceptive professor of zoology conveys the pleasures of observing desert plants and animals even...
    • Arizona Highways, June 1989

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 1989

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S PAGE
      03 LETTERS
      04 BOYCE THOMPSON’S LEGACY by Willis Peterson. In a picturesque setting three miles west of Superior, the Boyce Thompson Southwestern Arboretum displays native...
    • Arizona Highways, December 1987

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, December 1987

      Contents:
      04 A RANCH CHRISTMAS by Joan Baeza. We’d hitch up the work team and go off into the forest and see who could push each other off into the snow.
      08 THE WAY HOME by Phil Sekaquaptewa. The...
    • Arizona Highways, May 1986

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 1986

      Contents:
      THE NEW INDIVIDUALISTS: A SPECTACULAR VISUAL JOURNEY THROUGH THE REALM OF NATIVE AMERICAN FINE ART
    • Arizona Highways, July 1986

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, July 1986

      Contents:
      02 D-DAY ON THE PAINTED DESERT
      14 ROADS AND RUINS
      20 THE RECORD OF PREHISTORY
      28 A.C. VROMAN AND THE STONE FOREST
      34 VISIT THE TRIASSIC
      44 ARIZONIQUES
      46 BOOKSHELF
      48...
    • Arizona Highways, January 1985

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, January 1985

      Contents:
      01 A CAPITAL LOST; AN OASIS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY GAINED…
      02 UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA. THE PROMISE OF THE FUTURE Text by Don G. Campbell. Photography by Jack Dykinga.
      28 THE FIESTA...
    • Arizona Highways, March 1984

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, March 1984

      Contents:
      01 LIFE…A PUZZLE AND THE FUTURE OF OUR LIVES…AN ENIGMA.
      03 ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY: VISIONS FOR TOMORROW Text by Don G. Campbell.
      25 FOCUS ON THE UNPREDICTABLE DESERT SPRING Text by...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1984

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1984

      Contents:
      12 THE WILDERNESS NEXT DOOR. A RICH ARRAY OF NATURAL PARKLAND EXISTS IN AND AROUND THE NINTH LARGEST CITY IN THE UNITED STATES.
      20 RIO SALADO. A DRY, LIFELESS RIVERBED IN PHOENIX’S...
    • Arizona Highways, February 1983

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 1983

      Contents:
      02 PETRIFIED FOREST - ARIZONA’S OTHER NATIONAL PARK New scientific findings are proving our park to be a veritable storehouse of treasures from the Dawn Ages.
      20 ACCENTUATING THE POSITIVE...
    • Arizona Highways, October 1982

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, October 1982

      Contents:
      05 THE DESERT ODYSSEY OF JOHN C. VAN DYKE A choice celebration of the beauty and wonder and majesty of the arid lands of the Great Southwest, through the eyes of one of its first...
    • 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...
    • Arizona Highways, September 2006

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, September 2006

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER Awe in the heart of the Earth.
      04 VIEWFINDER We found our Mittens, and the thumb is okay .
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP
      08-42...
    • Arizona Highways, June 2006

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, June 2006

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER Monument Valley awaits the return of the gods.
      04 VIEWFINDER Navajo photographer LeRoy DeJolie shares his legacy.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP ...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2007

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 2007

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 ALL WHO WANDER True love triumphs on the Canyon’s Rim.
      04 VIEWFINDER Great photographers expect the unexpected.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Arizona oddities,...
    • Arizona Highways, August 2007

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, August 2007

      Contents:
      02 DEAR EDITOR
      03 EDITOR’S LETTER
      04 VIEWFINDER Photo ops in your own back yard.
      05 TAKING THE OFF-RAMP Arizona oddities, attractions and pleasures.
      08 CHASING COCHISE...
    • Arizona Highways, February 2008

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, February 2008

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things around the state, including the best restaurant in Williams, Airstream...
    • Arizona Highways, May 2008

    • Arizona Highways Magazine
    • Arizona; Arizona Highways Magazine; Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Arizona Highways, May 2008

      Contents:
      02 EDITOR’S LETTER
      03 CONTRIBUTORS
      04 LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
      05 THE JOURNAL People, places and things from around the state, including Arizona’s first “cactus cop,” the D’Backs’...

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