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People of the Trincheras tradition lived very like the Hohokam. They also built distinctive terracing that delineated work and living space on volcanic hills. Their brown and red pottery is decorated with purplish paint. Patayan and Trincheras populations clearly interacted with groups in the Hohokam region.
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