North America, Anasazi


They are located in the four corners region.

  • Utah
  • Colorado
  • Arizona
  • new mexico

Anasazi Meaning

  • "Ancient Ones"
  • A.D. 200 to A.D. 1300

Life in Anasazi

  • lived in mountain
  • Although the Anasazi were farmers of corn, beans, and squash, they also hunted and gathered wild plants for food
  • traded valuable items
  • they are earth believers

Theories/scientists involving the Anasaszi

The site with the wooden platform has been dated by Jeffrey Dean of the Arizona Tree-Ring Laboratory to 1273 to 1285. Dean dated nearby Betatakin and Keet Seel, two of the largest cliff dwellings ever built, to 1286—the oldest sites discovered so far within the abandoned region. It would seem that all the strategies for survival failed after 1250. Just before 1300, the last of the Anasazi migrated south and east, joining their distant kin.


The Anasazi used robes, aprons, and sandals as clothing. They used stone daggers, spears, axes, bows and arrows, and drop spindles, et