An eager crew showed up bright and early to spend Thursday morning at Coronado, working on various landscaping and maintenance projects with our staff. They spread over two tons of gravel in the picnic areas and worked on trails to get our site ready for the coming busy season. Linseed oil on the traditionally-made caretta will keep it looking great for another year! Thank you to all the people who sacrificed their time to come out today. We couldn’t do it without you! : )
We are doing trainings this fall to add new docents to our enthusiastic, dedicated group of men and women who volunteer at Coronado Historic Site. Without these ladies and gentlemen, many of our visitors would be unable to view the wonderful paintings inside the kiva at Kuaua Pueblo!
Ranger Ethan, along with the help of about 24 volunteers have been inventorying the artifacts excavated from Kuaua Pueblo over the last 80+ years. As they have gone through the artifacts, they have noted interesting items, which can be seen in the Coronado Historic Site museum later this year.
Friends of Coronado Historic Site Lecture Reconstructing Kuaua: Literally, Figuratively, and Digitally By Ethan Ortega January 17th, 2016 Modern anthropology has benefited greatly from recent advances in technology, and as a result has provided new ways of interpreting data recovered by archaeologists decades ago. A prime example is Kuaua Pueblo (A.D. 1300-1600) which was heavily and hurriedly excavated …