Uncovering the Mysteries of Colorado's Pueblo Communities

Spectacular buildings known as great houses were constructed in Chaco Canyon in present-day northwest New Mexico between A.D. 800 and 1140. Collectively, these great houses were the densest concentration of the largest buildings found anywhere in the ancestral Pueblo world. We’ll dig into the archaeology of ancestral Pueblo great houses to help uncover the answers to questions surrounding the historical population of Southwest Colorado. Instructor: Mary Rowe