Native American dancers dressed in colorful traditional dancewear
Land Acknowledgement

Bandelier National Monument protects part of what is the ancestral and traditional lands of at least 23 tribal nations.

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People have lived in this area for over 10,000 years.  Ancestral Pueblo people built homes in the park's canyons and on the mesas.

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For over 10,000 years people have been as much of a factor on the Pajarito Plateau as weather and geology. From ancient humans to modern visitors, humankinds mark can be seen everywhere in Bandelier. Click the links to find out more about the people who have lived in Bandelier.

Last updated: February 29, 2024

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Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance Road

Los Alamos, NM 87544


505 672-3861 x0

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