More than just an observatory, the butte must have been regarded as a temple, perhaps for the 'meeting' of earth and sky. For 300 years, this was the 'center' for a people who truly celebrated life and light, and who found themselves in vibrant harmony with their cosmos. The Anasazi vanished. The vibrant harmony remains.
Digitized with funding from the Center for Regional Studies.
Orchestral music -- Scores and parts, Chaco Canyon (N.M.) -- Songs and music
Mauldin, Michael. "Fajada Butte: An Epiphany: a symphonic movement." (1988). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/nm_composer_archive/590