Photo 1: Gran Quivira Unit,
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument.
This photo shows the pueblo ruins in the foreground and San Buenaventura, the second mission church, in the background.
Questions for Photo 1
1. How would you describe the structures in the photo in terms of materials and construction techniques?
2. What missing features might help you better understand what these structures looked like when they were inhabited? Why do you think these no longer exist?
3. Why was the second mission church never completed?
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