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“Protecting a Way of Life” Kinship Responsibilities – Casa Grande
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“Protecting a Way of Life” Kinship Responsibilities – Casa Grande

January 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dorothy Powell Senior Adult Center, 405 E. 6th St.
Casa Grande, AZ 85122 United States
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Royce Manuel (Akimel O’odham) best describes his work through the “Tools of Yesterday” using plant fiber, primitive bows & arrows, knapping stone, and making agave plant cordage. As a tribal and cultural educator and member of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Royce and Debbie specializes in the revival and teaching of artistic traditions while... Read More

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Arizona Kicks on Route 66 – Ajo

January 17 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Salazar-Ajo Library, 15 W. Plaza St. #179
Ajo, AZ 85321 United States
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U.S. Route 66, known as the “Mother Road,” was built in 1926. It ran from Chicago to L. A. During the depression of the 1930s, it became the major path by which people migrated west, seeking work, warm weather and new opportunities. Shore shares the history of Route 66 in Arizona, including the impact it... Read More

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Women of the Arizona State Prison – Eloy

January 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Eloy Santa Cruz Library, 1000 N. Main St.
Eloy, AZ 85131 United States
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Winnie Ruth Judd, Eva Dugan, Dr. Rose Boido, and Eva Wilbur Cruz all shared one thing in common. They were all incarcerated at the Arizona State Prison in Florence. These women were players in both the sensational stories that made national headlines and local stories that made Arizona history. Who were these women and how... Read More

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How the Piano Keyboard Changed the World – Florence

January 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Florence Community Library, 778 N. Main St.
Florence, AZ 85132 United States
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Invented in Ancient Greece, keyboards allow an individual to play all the voices or music, replacing an orchestra or a choir. Keyboards are such a powerfully disruptive technology that they changed the very language of music, and allowed for some of the most beautiful music in human history to be created. Found all over the... Read More

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