History of the Southwest

May 20, 2013

Heading Home!

We’ve had a great time, but returning home always feels nice. We left Crow Canyon on Saturday morning to begin our trek home. On our way we…

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May 18, 2013

It’s not what you find, it’s what you find out. This has been our mantra at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center this past week. Our week has been…

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May 17, 2013

Visiting Mesa Verde

Sunday, after leaving our Najavo host families, we drove to Cortez, Colorado and unloaded our bus at Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, where we would spend the week….

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May 15, 2013

Navajo family homestays

As we ended our time at Hopi, we prepared ourselves for a new culture and new relationships. On Friday afternoon, we drove to a Mother’s Day Feast…

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May 11, 2013

It’s School Day!

During our stay in Hopiland, we have been staying at the volunteer house at the Hopi Mission School, which was established by the Mennonite Mission Board in 1951….

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May 10, 2013

Living in Hopiland

We arrived at the Hopi Mission School in Kykotsmovi around 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 4th. After getting some dinner at the Hopi Cultural Center, we had…

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May 9, 2013

We have arrived in the beautiful Southwest, with sweeping landscapes, giant rock formations and spectacular sky views. As we traveled, we noticed the vast fields of corn…

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May 9, 2013

Can I Take A Picture?

As we began to learn about Native Americans here in the Southwest, photos have played a large role in our conversations about how people are represented. We…

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May 7, 2013

Welcome to Southwest History! During this course, we’ll visit Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico to learn about the history of Native Americans in the Southwest over the past thousand years….

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