November 9, 2010
Photos courtesy Tonto National Monument
Two new studies suggest that the Salado people who made a distinctive form of pottery may have started a religion of peacemakers that spread throughout the Southwest.
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Women victimized by war may have become peacemakers
Victimized by generations of warfare, women who lived in Rim Country 700 years ago fought back by establishing a religion whose central theme may well have been — “blessed are the peacemakers.”