Old Oraibi

Hopi Indian Reservation, Oraibi, Arizona

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Description 

Located on the westernmost of the Hopi mesas, this is probably the oldest continuously inhabited pueblo in the Southwest. Old Oraibi documents Hopi culture and history from before European contact to the present day. The village is on the present Hopi Indian Reservation. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 19, 1964

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000188
Areas of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric; Archeology - Aboriginal
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
District
Historic function
Village site
Current function
Village site
Periods of significance
1499-1000 AD; 1900-1750 AD; 1749-1500 AD
Significant year
1150