• Visitors hike along the base of the Gila Cliff Dwellings.

    Gila Cliff Dwellings

    National Monument New Mexico

Feast or Famine? Document G

Document: G

Title: Prehistoric Desert Peoples

Author: Jay Sharp

Source: Webpage

The Mogollon stored food, including grain from crops and seeds from wild plants, in bowl-sized to barrel-sized pits excavated inside or immediately outside their homes.

…in cadence with the seasons and with the inspiration of elaborate ritual, families planted corn, beans, squash and perhaps other crops along river banks, in washes and on bluffs…

Sharp, Jay. "Prehistoric Desert Peoples." www.desertusa.com/ind1/du_peo_mog.html . Desert USA, 2011. Web. 29 Jul 2011.

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