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James Brooks: Mesa of Sorrows--The Hopi Massacre at Awat'ovi Pueblo in 1700
Today’s guest on Thinking Aloud is James F. Brooks, a renowned scholar of the southwest and author of the new book Mesa of Sorrows: Archaeology, Prophecy, and the Ghosts of Awat’ovi Pueblo.  His book combines history, archaeology, native studies, religious studies, and CSI-like detective work of the highest order to discover the complex and surprising reasons for this famous tragedy which took place more than three centuries ago.  He’s here to share his surprising findings on today’s Thinking Aloud.  —Original airdate: 3/25/2016

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