Culture & History
Discover the rich culture and historical depth of the Four Corners region, a unique crossroads where the states of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, and Arizona converge. The mesas and canyons of the Four Corners were home to ancient peoples whose legacies continue to resonate and live today, leaving an indelible mark on the American Southwest. Discover the dynamic history of its modern indigenous peoples, the Ute, Paiute, Diné (Navajo), Hopi, Zuni and Pueblo.
The Ancestral Puebloan culture, formerly known as Anasazi, reached across the entire Southwest for centuries, and is renowned for its architectural marvels, including the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde and the great houses of Chaco Canyon. From the awe-inspiring Aztec Ruins to the mysterious rock art and pueblitas, the heart and soul of the region are truly its Native cultures.