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By Eleanor Morris

ISBN-10: 0585041725

ISBN-13: 9780585041728

ISBN-10: 1556507259

ISBN-13: 9781556507250

This advisor is a part of a sequence targeting open air actions similar to mountaineering, cycling, mountaineering, horseback using, downhill skiiing, parasailing, backpacking, waterskiing and scuba diving. old and different history info is supplied, in addition to accomplished go back and forth information.

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Hopi Tribal Headquarters, PO Box 123, Kykotsmovi AZ 86039. 520/734-2415. Navajo Cultural Resources Department, PO Box 308, Window Rock AZ 86515. 520/871-4941. Sedona Ranger District (National Forest Service), Box 300, Sedona AZ 86336. 520/282-4119. Sedona-Oak Creek Chamber of Commerce, Box 478, Sedona AZ 86336. 520/282-7722 or 800/288-7336. Page 23 GRAND CANYON AREA The predominant feature in this area is, of course, the Grand Canyon National Park. It is more than impressive; it is one of the seven wonders of the world and the term ''Grand" scarcely does it justice.

This is not a small number, around 400,000 yearly, but with all visitor services clustered around the relatively compact North Rim facilities, there's a lot of space for adventurous types.

The term Anasazi actually comes from the Navajo language. " From these differing beginnings a variety of cultural conventions emerged, lending distinctive spice to today's Navajo, Hopi, and other Native American communities. In Northern Arizona there are popular Anasazi ruins in the Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Navajo National Monument. In the mid-1500s Spanish conquistadors, flushed with success after the plundering of Mexico, moved north through Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico. Failing to find treasure, they still managed to sow the seeds of religious conversion, building fortified churches which grew into settlements.

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