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Walnut Canyon National Monument in Coconino County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

A Days Work

 
 
A Days Work Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2010
1. A Days Work Marker
Inscription.  

Puebloan traditions reach far back in time and are the basis for the social organization portrayed here. What responsibilities might you have had in this community, given your age and gender?

[Captions:]
Hopi men plant and tend the fields; women are the expert potters and piki bread makers.

Hopi life early 1900s

 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyEnvironmentNative AmericansWomen.
 
Location. 35° 10.098′ N, 111° 30.64′ W. Marker is in Walnut Canyon National Monument, Arizona, in Coconino County. Marker is along the Island Trail loop, only accessible from the visitor center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3 Walnut Canyon Road, Flagstaff AZ 86004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Quest for Water (within shouting distance of this marker); Room Functions (within shouting distance of this marker); An Efficient Design
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(within shouting distance of this marker); From Ocean to Alcove (within shouting distance of this marker); Problem Solving (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Community Sharing the Land (about 600 feet away); What Happened Here? (about 600 feet away); Departure (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Canyon National Monument.
 
Also see . . .  Walnut Canyon National Monument. (Submitted on November 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
A Days Work Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2010
2. A Days Work Marker
A Days Work Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 8, 2010
3. A Days Work Marker
Drawing on A Days Work Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Hampshire, undated
4. Drawing on A Days Work Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2024. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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