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2013-11-20 23:34:29

Archaeology Research Seminar Focuses on Ancestral Pueblo Indian Communities in the Mesa Verde Region Cortez, Colo. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colo., invites history and archaeology enthusiasts to join its scholars for an in-depth study of archaeological topics during a 2014 Archaeology Research Seminar—Communities Through Time: Migration, Cooperation, and Conflict. In about A.D. 500, Pueblo Indian farmers began settling the central Mesa...

2013-10-31 23:39:07

NEH Workshop Explores Pueblo Indian History at Mesa Verde National Park Cortez, Colo. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Crow Canyon Archaeological Center announced today that it will offer a new National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshop for School Teachers. Entitled “Mesa Verde National Park: Convergences and Crossroads in the American Southwest,” the workshop explores significant subjects in American anthropology such as the importance...

2013-05-15 23:34:15

Program features ancestral pueblo pottery replication and experimental archaeology. Cortez, CO (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 The timeless beauty of ancestral Pueblo pottery reflects the skill and craftsmanship of an ancient people who thrived in the American Southwest for more than a thousand years. The ancestral Pueblo Indians began making pottery in the central Mesa Verde region–unpainted “gray ware”–between about A.D. 500 and 575. By the A.D. 900s, they were producing...

2011-08-10 16:29:00

DENVER, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado has long been known for its festivals celebrating music, film and the arts, as well as staples such as food, wine, and beer. There are also many eclectic, off-the-wall events like Frozen Dead Guy Days and Mike the Headless Chicken Festival that prove that Colorado is truly diverse in its entertainment offerings. In addition to festivals and events, Colorado also plays host to exciting pro sports, cultural experiences, and major concerts at...

2008-08-02 00:00:14

By Dan England, Greeley Tribune, Colo. Aug. 2--WHAT IS IT? Snowdrift Peak (12,274 feet). WHERE IS IT? Rocky Mountain National Park. HOW LONG IS IT? Almost 17 miles. You'll gain more than 3,000 feet. HOW DO I GET THERE? Take U.S. 34 west through Estes Park, then follow the signs to Rocky Mountain National Park. Take Bear Lake Road to the parking lot and start up the Flattop Mountain Trail. IS THERE A FEE? $20 to get into the park, although if you're arriving early -- which you...

2008-07-28 21:00:25

-- May passenger traffic at the Colorado Springs Airport rose for a 12th consecutive month despite Delta Air Lines ending service to Cincinnati on April 30. Traffic rose 5.2 percent from May 2007 to 93,893 as Frontier Airlines completed its first full month of operating five daily flights to Denver. The airport's passenger numbers have increased since the airport's main runway reopened. Frontier carried 7,568 passengers -- nearly two-thirds of its 11,856 available seats -- on its...

2008-07-23 09:00:33

By Bill Scanlon A Denver man accused of sexually assaulting girls he had met on the Internet has been arrested. He had fled to Canada but was tracked down by an international team.Matthew Clinton Bynum was deported from Canada on Monday, after having arrived there illegally in October.Bynum is in the Larimer County Detention Center on a $100,000 bail. He is facing five counts of sexual assault on children, one count of Internet luring of a child and two counts of contributing to the...

2008-06-20 21:00:16

Passenger traffic at the Colorado Springs Airport grew in April at the slowest rate in 10 months, in part because of flight cancellations by American Airlines. Traffic rose 1.9 percent from April 2007 to 78,315, the smallest monthly gain since a 1.4 percent increase in June 2007 from June 2006. The airport's passenger numbers have increased from the same month a year earlier for 10 consecutive months. Traffic among major airlines in the Springs during April fell 8.8 percent from a year...


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Mesa Verde National Park
2013-04-24 15:47:49

Mesa Verde National Park is located in the state of Colorado in the United States. The park contains 52,485 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native American tribes including the basket maker and pueblo peoples, also known as the Anasazi tribe. In 1868, the American government made a treaty with the Ute tribe that established the area west of the Continental Divide as belonging to the Ute people. A new treaty was established in 1873 that decreased the Ute’s land to a strip that...

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