Antiquities of the Upper Gila and Salt River Valleys in Arizona and New Mexico

Antiquities of the Upper Gila and Salt River Valleys in Arizona and New Mexico

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Antiquities of the Upper Gila and Salt River Valleys in Arizona and New Mexico

Antiquities of the Upper Gila and Salt River Valleys in Arizona and New Mexico

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Geography and physiography 7

History 8

Ancient and recent native inhabitants 9

Causes of depopulation 10

Culture of region 11

Distribution 11

As affected by mineral environment 11

As affected by vegetal environment 13

As affected by animal environment 13

Buildings 14

Grading of sites 14

Pueblos 14

Cliff-dwellings 16

Other constructions 17

Shrines 19

Domestic life 20

Dress and adornment 20

Household furnishings 21

Industries 22

Stonework 22

Shellwork 23

Bonework 23

Woodwork 23

Textiles 24

Basketry 24

Pottery 25

Amusements--language--religion 27

Distribution of the ruins 28

I.--The Gila from San Carlos to the head 28

1. Sources of the Gila 29

2. Pueblo Viejo valley 32

3. Thomas-Carlos region 38

II.--The San Francisco River system 41

1. Eagle creek 42

2. Blue river 42

3. Pueblo creek 57

4. Luna valley 58

5. Los Lentes valley 61

6. Tularosa river 70

7. Apache creek 76

Distribution of the ruins --Continued. Page

III.--The upper Salt river 79

1. White Mountain Creek region 79

2. Escarpment and plateau 80

3. Fort Apache 80

4. Pinal creek and middle Salt river 82

IV.--The Mimbres river 83

1. Silver City region 83

2. Deming region 87

Bibliography 90

Index 91

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