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www.smithsonianmag.com/history/riddles-of-the-anasazi-85274508

Riddles of the Anasazi ... But it wasn’t until two or three years into our excavations that we realized something really bad happened here.” ...

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The Anasazi ( from a Navajo word meaning "ancestors of our enemies") were a highly advanced Pre-Columbian civilization stretching over Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico.Existing sometime between 500 BCE and 700 ACE. They had a huge trading network built around large cities such as Chaco Canyon, which may have once held up to 45,000 people.

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For 250 years starting around the year 900AD, the Anasazi had the dominant culture in what is now the southwest US. Their structures at Chaco Canyon were the largest buildings in North America until the 19th century. They were driven out of Chaco Canyon by 175 years of nearly continuous drought between 1125 and 1300.…

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History of the Anasazi Who are the Anasazi? The term Anasazi is a Navajo word which roughly translates as "enemy ancestor" or the ancestors of our enemies. My understanding of the history of this region begins with the archaic indians who were nomadic hunter-gatherers (over 2000 years ago). ... What happened to the Anasazi?

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The Ancestral Puebloans were an ancient Native American culture that spanned the present-day Four Corners region of the United States, comprising southeastern Utah, northeastern Arizona, northwestern New Mexico, and southwestern Colorado. The Ancestral Puebloans are believed to have developed, at least in part, from the Oshara Tradition, who developed from the Picosa culture.

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The Anasazi, or ancient ones, who once inhabited southwest Colorado and west-central New Mexico did not mysteriously disappear, said University of Denver professor Dean Saitta at Tuesday's Fort ...

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During the Pueblo III period ( 1100-1300 A.D. ) the Anasazi began to build the cliff dwellings for which they are most famous. Many buildings in these villages under the cliffs were several ...

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There are many theories related to why the Anasazi disappeared, but there is no solid evidence that gives one specific reason. It was previously suspected that the drought in the late 1200s drove them from their longtime homes, but more discoveries have shown that this would not have been enough on its own to drive them out.

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If those other explanations require more of a stretch of imagination, there is yet another to ponder: the Anasazi communities may have gotten bigger than the culture could handle. The internal stress and strife, along with the external factors might have just made life too uncomfortable.