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Desert People and Cultures

Links To Their Stories

During the past century, investigators have been solving one of the great mysteries of the North American continent: Who built the spectacular, prehistoric* cliff dwellings and other ancient structures scattered throughout the American Southwest? We also take a look at some of the people who helped make desert history, movies, music and the trails of the Southwest and its deserts.

Below is the index to these people, their cultures, collectibles, and the desert trails they used.

Native American Indians | Ancient Indians tribes
Rock Art/Petroglyphs | Native American Indians Today
Spanish Explorers & Missionaries | Desert People & Events
Gunslingers, Gamblers & Cowboys | Prospectors, Miners & Misc.
Music Makers | Modern Day Desert Artists | Desert Photographers | Desert Trails | Southwest Collectibles

 

Native American Indians

 

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Ancient Indians Tribes

Spanish Explorers and Missionaries:

Rock Art/Petroglyphs

Southwestern Rock Art

Native American Indians Today

Yumans


Dine


Shoshonean

Pueblo

Acoma

Modern Day Indian Events

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Desert People and Events

--Individuals

--Groups


Music Makers


Modern Day Desert Artists

 

Gunslingers, Gamblers & Cowboys


Prospectors, & Miscellaneous

Desert Photographers

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Desert Trails and their history

Southwest Collectibles


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The Saguaro Video
The Saguaro often begins life in the shelter of a "nurse" tree or shrub which can provide a shaded, moister habitat for the germination of life. The Saguaro grows very slowly -- perhaps an inch a year -- but to a great height, 15 to 50 feet.

The Desert Food ChainDesert Food Chain Video
A food chain constitutes a complex network of organisms, from plants to animals, through which energy, derived from the sun, flows in the form of organic matter and dissipates in the form of waste heat.

Prickly pear cactus Video
Prickly pear cactus are found in all of the deserts of the American Southwest. Most prickly pears have large spines on their stems and vary in height from less than a foot to 6 or 7 feet.





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