Elizabeth Anne VanderPutten in Sedona
Palatiki Cliff Dwellings of the Sinaguas
Verde Valley was the home of Native Americans for centuries. An influx of Sinagua people between 1130 A.D. and 1300 A.D. increased the population significantly. They are credited with building these cliff dwellings.
unknown reasons the valley was suddenly abandoned by 1435. The Anasazis
in the nearby Four
Corners region vanished about the same time.