Marietta Wetherill

Marietta Wetherill

Author: Marietta Wetherill

Publisher: UNM Press

ISBN: 0826318207

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 260

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First published in 1992 and now available only from the University of New Mexico Press, this is a firsthand account of life at a famous archaeological ruin. Married to Richard Wetherill, the rancher and amateur archaeologist who ran a trading post in Chaco Canyon from 1896 until he was murdered by a Navajo in 1910, Marietta Wetherill got to know her Navajo neighbors as intimately as an Anglo could. While Richard was excavating at Pueblo Bonito, Marietta managed the trading post. She befriended a singer who adopted her into his clan and gave her a close-up view of Navajo medicine and religion.
Marietta Wetherill
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Marietta Wetherill
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: UNM Press

First published in 1992 and now available only from the University of New Mexico Press, this is a firsthand account of life at a famous archaeological ruin. Married to Richard Wetherill, the rancher and amateur archaeologist who ran a trading post in Chaco Canyon from 1896 until he was murdered
Richard Wetherill
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Frank McNitt
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1966 - Publisher: UNM Press

Biography of the man who discovered the prehistoric ruins at Mesa Verde, Colorado, and began the excavation of Pueblo Bonito at Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.
Stories and Stone
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Reuben J. Ellis
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: University of Arizona Press

Chaco Canyon, Canyon de Chelly, Mesa Verde, Hovenweep . . . For many, such historic places evoke images of stone ruins, cliff dwellings, pot shards, and petroglyphs. For others, they recall ancestry. Remnants of the American Southwest's ancestral Puebloan peoples (sometimes known as Anasazi) have mystified and tantalized explorers, settlers,
Chaco Canyon
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Robert Hill Lister, Florence Cline Lister
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher: UNM Press

Chaco Canyon, sprawled in the desert of northwestern New Mexico and uninhabited since the twelfth century, is one of North America's richest archaeological zones. This lavishly illustrated book is the first complete account of Chacoan archaeology, from the discovery of the ruins by Spanish soldiers in the seventeenth century through
A Quilt of Words
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Sharon Niederman
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: Big Earth Publishing

Historically, the Southwest has attracted people with yearnings for freedom and adventure, people who define themselves as individuals. Women's fascination with their way of life and the need for self-expression led them to write of their experiences, providing them with a creative outlet and offering those who came later a