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Grand Foods of the Grand Canyon State: Traditional Foods of the Tribes of the Southwest – Waddell
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Grand Foods of the Grand Canyon State: Traditional Foods of the Tribes of the Southwest – Waddell

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
White Tank Library, 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85376 United States

The ethnobotanical story of the Southwest begins with the plant knowledge the people have inherited from their ancestors who lived entirely off the land. The nutritional values of many wild foods are only recently gaining attention of western dietitians.  These foods however, have long been known by local Tribes for their nutritional and medicinal value. ... Read More

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Rivers of Dreams: Stories and Music of Arizona’s Waterways – Parker

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Arizona Western College, 1109 Geronimo Ave.
Parker, AZ 85344 United States

Arizona’s rivers were first, lush green ribbons of life through a desert landscape. They became sustaining paths, first for the indigenous, later for immigrants leaving wagon tracks. On the Salt River, Hohokam built vast canals to direct water for irrigation. The first European citizens of Phoenix used these same trenches. The history, stories and songs... Read More

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Legacies of the Past: Arizona Women Who Made History – Green Valley

November 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Joyner-Green Valley Library, 601 N. La Canada Drive
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States

From artists and healers, teachers and entrepreneurs, women who plowed the land and those who were instrumental in establishing laws for the new territory of Arizona. Many early Arizona women became known for their fortitude in the face of adversity, their confrontation of extraordinary and sometimes dangerous situations, their adventuresome spirits, and their dedication to... Read More

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