National Geographic : 1940 Nov
© National Geographic Society Painting by W. Langdon Kihn With Wooden Digging Sticks Prehistoric Acomas Cultivated Fields of Maize and Squash Acomas today use more modern implements. Corn, squash, and beans were raised before the coming of the Spaniards, who introduced other crops and cattle and sheep. In the background rises the famous Rock of Acoma, sandstone mesa 357 feet above the surrounding plain.Built upon itisSky Village, oldest continually occupied settlement in the United States. This tribe was living here when Coronado visited them in 1540.