Unformatted text preview: took them over again, but New Spain soon became Mexico. Then the United States took over half of Mexico and to this day there are people who still live in pueblos like their ancestors did a thousand years ago. There are also two closely related but less famous cultures, the Mogollon (pronounced moh-ghi-yohn)and the Hohokam. All three cultures seem to have had some contact with Mesoamerica, as chocolate and macaw feathers can be found at archaeological sites. One Hohokam settlement even had a ball court, presumably for the same sort of game the Aztecs and Maya played. One puebloan motif that most Americans can recognize is the fertility god Kokopelli . They are also sometimes associated with conspiracy theories , possibly because in many people's minds they are in the same general area as Roswell and Area 51 ....
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- Puebloan peoples, Ancient Pueblo Peoples, real puebloan settlements, highly defensible positions