ESSENCE OF THE ANCIENTS
By Jill McCoomber
Imagine the others who have shared this view over the ten centuries the Wukoki communal dwelling has existed. This window looks down into lower territory toward the northwest.
Several large stone structures are attributed to the Sinagua Indians, who thrived for hundreds – and maybe even thousands – of years in northern Arizona north of Flagstaff, in what is now Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments. The original inhabitants mysteriously abandoned the region about 800 years ago.