Mohave Hunting Cave

Mohave Hunting Cave

A little over a mile down wash from a flowing spring this small cave was likely used by the Mojave Indians while hunting. Obsidian flakes, pot shards, smoke stains and rocks closing openings indicate Native American use. No evidence of other caves or habitation remains in the area make this site look like it may have been used as a hunting shelter.

Mohave or Mojave (Mojave: ‘Aha Makhav) are a Native American people indigenous to the Colorado River in the Mojave Desert. The Fort Mojave Indian Reservation includes territory within the borders of California, Arizona, and Nevada. The Colorado River Indian Reservation includes parts of California and Arizona and is shared by members of the Chemehuevi, Hopi, and Navajo peoples.

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