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The region’s canyons are home to an estimated 100,000 archaeological sites dense with rock art, hogans, granaries, pots, and baskets.
Monument status also promises better protection of the area’s cultural sites and antiquities, which include Basket Maker pit houses and Pueblo fortresses, historic Navajo hogans and Ute tipi rings.
Tip o'the ben hogan to Sean Carton, Mark Frauenfelder, Paul McFedries, and Steve Rubel.
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The traditional dwelling of the Navajo Indians of Arizona and New Mexico is called a hogan. The hogan is roughly circular and constructed usually of logs, which are stepped in gradually to create a domed roof. The whole structure is then covered with mud and sod, except for a circular opening in the roof that allows smoke to escape. The entrance generally faces the rising sun.
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