Please visit the Gila Conservation Education Center's Educator Resources web page to explore their Discovery Trunk Program. The Discovery Trunks available to educators may enhance students' understanding of the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument.
Did You Know?
A shell bracelet found in the Gila Cliff Dwellings in New Mexico was traced to the Gulf of California. Other items indicate trade among the peoples of a large region including macaw parrot feathers, seeds from Mesoamerica, a buffalo scapula, and textiles from plants not grown in the area.