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601 N. La Canada Drive
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States
(520) 594-5295 http://www.library.pima.gov/locations/GVY/

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September 2017

Southern Arizona Cemeteries – Green Valley

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Joyner-Green Valley Library, 601 N. La Canada Drive
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States
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Throughout the ages we humans have had a need to mark the time and place where people make the final stop on their journey from this world to the next. Sometimes it is a simple cross on rock covered earth while others are elaborate tombstones which tell something of the lives of their residents. There is probably nothing so poignant as a tiny tombstone marking the death of a child whose duration on earth is measured from a few minutes…

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October 2017

Native in a Strange Land: The Life of Mike Burns, Indian Scout – Green Valley

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Joyner-Green Valley Library, 601 N. La Canada Drive
Green Valley, AZ 85614 United States
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Mike Burns lived a long life in two worlds. Born in about 1862 into the Kwevkepaya (Yavapai) people, he was taken prisoner by U.S. soldiers after his family was massacred at a place called Skeleton Cave. He lived for years as something between a captive and a servant until joining the Indian Scouts, riding against Sitting Bull after the Battle of Little Bighorn and Geronimo in the Apache Wars. Gregory McNamee, the editor of Burns’s memoir The Only One Living…

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