Posted by: sunnyharvy | April 17, 2014

Canyon de Chelly North Rim Drive

The north rim drive at Canyon de Chelly actually provides views into the Canyon del Muerto where some of the most beautiful cliff dwellings can be viewed.

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This group preferred to live midway up the canyon walls.

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The Antelope House Ruin is named for the illustrations of antelope attributed to Navajo artist Dibe Yazhi who lived here in the early 1800s.

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The stability of the canyon floor appealed to the residents of the Mummy Cave ruins. It is one of the largest and was occupied to about 1300.

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A nearby modern homestead.

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Owl eyes?

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Almost unbelievable, isn’t it?

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Local artist with piece we purchased from him that depicts hunters chasing pronghorn deer between the red canyon walls.

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