BIG HORN MEDICINE WHEEL, Wyoming
The Medicine Wheel is located in the Bighorn National Forest on the western peak of Medicine Mountain at an elevation of 9642 feet in the Bighorn Range east of Lovell, Wyoming. The 75-foot diameter Medicine Wheel is a roughly circular alignment of rocks and associated cairns enclosing 28 radial rows of rock extending out from a central cairn. This feature
Columbia Hills Petroglyphs, Washington
Located on the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge near The Dalles, Columbia Hills State Park is home to a remarkable collection of Native American rock art. It includes the Temani Pesh-wa Trail, a collection of ancient petroglyphs saved from the rising waters of the Dalles Dam, as well as pictographs including the famous “She Who Watches.” The artworks are sacred to
Mt. Shasta, California
The north side of Mt. Shasta has been inhabited since at least 600 BC, possibly 2500 BC. Artifacts in the greater area suggest 9,000 years of Native American habitation. Mt. Shasta was a corner territorial boundary for four Native American peoples – the Shasta, Modoc, Ajumawi/Atsuwegi, and Wintu – and within the view of the Karuk Tribe on the mid-Klamath River and
Cathedral Rock, Arizona
It is said that everyone who visits Sedona has a Sedona story. Unusual things somehow happen among those breathtaking Red Rocks.
Chaco Canyon, New Mexico
For over 2,000 years, Pueblo peoples occupied a vast region of the south-western United States. Chaco Canyon, a major center of ancestral Pueblo culture between 850 and 1250, was a focus for ceremonials, trade and political activity for the prehistoric Four Corners area.
Crater Lake, Oregon
Here their medicine-men still come, as they always came in the olden time, to study spiritual wisdom and learn the secrets of life from the Great Spirit. These waters were used to purify oneself and thereby gain knowledge, strength of body and spirit, and, hopefully, the secrets of the gods.