Astroarchaeology lecture by Benjamin Mixon

Todd Roth/NHO

Todd Roth/NHO

On March 18, Ben Mixon gave a lecture and slide show to the local chapter of the Arizona Archaeology Society. The lecture explained the importance and correlation of prehistoric Native American sites to the arrangement of the solar system. He also explained the important alignments of sites to Winter/Summer solstice and Spring/Fall equinox. Mixon has been active in archaeology for 50 years and is considered an expert in the field of Arizona Astroarchaeology. He has helped a number of Native American religious leaders to recover lost origins of ancient traditions. For information on the preservation of Native American heritage sites, visit


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