Mogollon Culture

Mogollon Culture

The Mogollon ( /mʌɡɨˈjoʊn/ or /moʊɡəˈjoʊn/) is one of the four major archaeological Prehistoric Southwestern Cultural Divisions of the American Southwest and Northern Mexico. The American Indian culture known as the Mogollon lived in the southwest from approximately AD 150 until sometime between AD 1400 and AD 1450. The name Mogollon comes from the Mogollon Mountains, which were named after Don Juan Ignacio Flores Mogollón, Spanish Governor of New Mexico from 1712-1715.

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Mogollon Culture - Descendants
... The area originally settled by the Mogollon culture was eventually filled by the unrelated Apache people, who moved in from the north ... However, the modern Pueblo people in the southwest claim descent from the Mogollon and related cultures, although these people generally assert that their descent was from more than one group and ... Pueblo villages of the Hopi and Zuñi are potentially related to the Mogollon ...

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