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Photos 2 & 3
Drawing 1
Photo 4-7
Illustration 1

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Visual Evidence

Photo 1: Cliff dwellings and surrounding area. [Photo 1] with link to larger version of photo.
(Courtesy of Tonto National Monument)

Questions for Photo 1

1. How do you think the Salado constructed homes in caves carved into the hillsides? What materials did they use? If necessary, refer to Reading 1.

2. Since the Salado people lived in cave dwellings high above the valley, how did they obtain food? If needed, refer to Reading 1.

3. What might be some of the advantages to living in a cliff dwelling? Can you think of any disadvantages?

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