Pueblo Bonito Restoration, Chaco Culture National Historical Park – Nageezi NM

Description

“Pueblo Bonito, the largest and best known Great House in Chaco Culture National Historical Park, northern New Mexico, was built by ancestral Pueblo people and occupied between AD 828 and 1126.” (wikipedia)

In 1936, the CCC Indian Division (CCC-ID) began an important ruins restoration project. The prehistoric city of Pueblo Bonito had suffered from extreme weather and temperature.  Native Indian workers in the CCC replaced walls and veneer to stabilize the area.The city remains an important site today.

Source notes

McLerran, Jennifer. (2009)A New Deal for Native art : Indian arts and federal policy, 1933-1943. 2009 Tucson, The University of Arizona Press. 

Project originally submitted by Tomoyo Takahashi on December 17, 2013.

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Location Info


Peñasco Blanco Trail
Nageezi, NM 87037

Coordinates: 36.062179, -107.963315

2 comments on “Pueblo Bonito Restoration, Chaco Culture National Historical Park – Nageezi NM

  1. Murray Kalis

    Wonderful information. Well done!

  2. Thank you!

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