High on the Continental Divide in the States of Arizona and New Mexico is a great reservation belonging to some 40,000 gypsy-like members of the Navajo Nation, famed of old as blanket-weavers, silversmiths. And to the east through New Mexico are scattered the adobe cities of the Pueblo peoples (best known settlements are the two "skyscrapers" at Taos, where the bronze men stalk about in white sheets; most picturesque is atop the big mesa rock at Acoma, whence the women must descend for water). In all, there...

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