Migration is not abandonment.

Migration is not abandonment. (HM15OB)

Location: Flagstaff, AZ 86004 Coconino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 10.219', W 111° 30.554'

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Walnut Canyon was once filled with the sounds of a busy community as families hunted, planted, and harvested with the seasons. Children were born, grew up, and raised children of their own. They were neither the first nor the last to use and value what this canyon has to offer. But they left behind the greatest legacy.

When they moved on they did not give up their responsibility to care for this ancestral village and those left behind. Sites were and are revisited by descendants. Prayers are still offered. Plants are still ritually gathered.

Walnut Canyon was - and is - a place that resonates with life.

...where people stopped and built homes are all sacred places. No matter if they passed on, the people who couldn't travel stayed in the homes. Their spirits are there in all the sites. All the sites are sacred to us.
a Zuni tribal member
HM NumberHM15OB
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 5:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 453627 N 3892049
Decimal Degrees35.17031667, -111.50923333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 10.219', W 111° 30.554'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 10' 13.14" N, 111° 30' 33.24" W
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Area Code(s)928, 602, 520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 Walnut Canyon Rd, Flagstaff AZ 86004, US
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