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Joyner-Green Valley Library

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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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November 2017

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
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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 improving the lives of others. Some of these women gained a degree of celebrity across the state, within their communities, and throughout their tribal regions,…

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December 2017

Hopi Quilting Traditions – Green Valley

December 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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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 and 5th generation quilt-makers and as the artistic traditions of two cultures are blended, it is not uncommon to see a quilt with a traditional…

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