Pecos National Park
Pecos National Park - Missionary church built to try and convert natives to Christianity.
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Kivas - Sacred Place where Native Americans held ceremonies to ask spirits for favors for the tribe The hole symbolizing the place of human's emergence and point of access to the spirits dwelling below.
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Inside the Kiva - Sacred pit for fires to pray to the spirits. - Represents a step back toward the people's origins, allowing for a closer communication with the spirits of the underworld.
Teepees were build up around this type of foundation... Over 2000 Pueblo Indians lived in this area.
Sangre De Cristo Mountains
View from Pecos National Park. Sangre De Cristo Mountains
Sun's highlight on a Jemez Mountain
Red Rock at the end of the path
Beautiful Red Rock Setting
Battle Ship Rock
Breathtaking Mountain View
Via Valle Cauldera -- Volcano
pond on floor of volcano surface
Beautiful view from Via Valle Cauldera
Herd of Elk
Enjoying the view
Bandelier National Monument
Neat rock formation
Cliff Dweller's Home
Volcanic rock formations
Tent rocks like I've never seen
Trees on the Rocks