InWord Journeys

We Recommend
            Discover Native America: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah by Tish Minear and Janet Limon is an informative travel guide covering Native America sites, culture, and history in the Four Corners states.

            We also recommend the following resources for more information on some of the topics covered in this website.


            Indians in Unexpected Places by Philip J. Deloria, University Press of Kansas, 2004

Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi)
           Canyon Gardens: The Ancient Pueblo Landscapes of the American Southwest edited by V.B. Price and Baker H. Morrow,  University of New Mexico Press, 2008
            From This Earth by Stewart Peckham, Museum of New Mexico Press, 1990
           Mesa Verde National Park: Life Earth Sky by Susan Lamb, Sierra Press, 2006
           Mesa Verde: The Living Park by Lawrence Cheek, Mesa Verde Museum Association, 2007
           Southwestern Pottery - Anasazi to Zuni by Allan Hayes and John Blom, Northland Publishing, 1996

            Guide to the Geology of Mesa Verde National Park by Mary O. Griffitts, Mesa Verde Association
           MesaVerde National Park: Shadows of the Centuries by Duane A. Smith, University of Colorado Press, 1988
            Mesa Verde-the Story Behind the Scenery by Linda Martin, KC Publications, Inc., 2004
Nineteenth Century Explorers
            Gustaf Nordenskiold: Pioneer Archeologist of Mesa Verde by Gustaf Nordenskiold and Liz Bauer, Mesa Verde Museum Association

Mesa Verde National Park
            Richard Wetherill: Anasazi by Frank McNitt, University of New Mexico Press, 1974

Ute Indians
            Utes: The Mountain People by Jan Pettit, Johnson Books, 1990

Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi)
Anasazi Heritage Center in Dolores, Colorado

Canyon of the Ancients in Southwestern Colorado

Mesa Verde National Park
National Park Official Website

Lodging (Aramark)

Pueblo Indians
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Richard Wetherill
The Anasazi Heritage Center is the facility that curates the Wetherill Family Archives

The Wetherill family website 

Ute Indians
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, headquarters in Towaoc, Colorado

Southern Ute Tribe, headquarters in Ignacio, Colorado


Inka Wisdom
Sacred Journeys to Peru


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