A Community Sharing the Land

A Community Sharing the Land (HM15P9)

Location: Flagstaff, AZ 86004 Coconino County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 10.143', W 111° 30.542'

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This was a community of relatives and neighbors. Its members worked together to haul water, hunt animals, and gather plants. They likely assisted each other with large fields on the rims. They shared walls and resources, joy and sorrow, success and failure.

While cross-canyon dwellings may seem difficult to reach, a network of paths quickly closed the gaps. Close communication between households would have been common and necessary to a cooperative lifestyle.

At least five cliff dwellings are visible from here; not all are on the same level.

"Hopis build their houses close to each other to remind them that they are supposed to love each other. When a man decided to build a house...he gathered the materials provided by nature and drew from his reserve of good will (and that of his relatives) among his clan and friends, acquired from his own participation in such cooperative projects."
From Me and Mine: The Life Story of Helen Sekaquaptewa as told to Louise Udall. ? 1969 The Arizona Board of Regents. Reprinted by permission of the University of Arizona Press.
HM NumberHM15P9
Placed ByNational Park Service
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 453645 N 3891908
Decimal Degrees35.16905000, -111.50903333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 10.143', W 111° 30.542'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 10' 8.58" N, 111° 30' 32.52" W
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Area Code(s)928, 602, 520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12121-12193 Walnut Canyon Rd, Flagstaff AZ 86004, US
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