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10:30 am
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In Search of a Homeland, the Story of a Pioneer Chinese Woman, Lai Ngan – Chandler

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Chandler Downtown Library, 22 S. Delaware St.
Chandler, AZ 85225 United States

Lai Ngan was smuggled into America at a tender age in the 1870s and sold into bondage.  While still a teenage, she was married off to a Chinese man who was 35 years her senior. She fulfilled  her duties as a loving mother to her children and a supportive wife. She followed her husband on... Read More

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11:00 am
Free

Hopi Quilting: Stitched Traditions from an Ancient Community – Prescott Valley

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314 United States

For centuries, Hopi men grew cotton and wove the fibers into blankets and clothing. In the 1880s, with the arrival of Anglo missionaries and government officials, quilting was introduced to the Hopi people and it quickly became integrated into Hopi culture and ceremony with quilts being used in every Hopi household. Hopis today are 4th... Read More

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