Hopi Quilting

In the late 1880s, missionaries and government school teachers introduced quilting to Hopi people. Quilting was a means to teach practical skills, as well as to promote Christianity. But to […]

Arizona’s Spanish and Mexican Land Grants

by Jim Turner Beginning in the late 1600s, what is now Arizona was settled by New Spain (Mexico). The Spaniards used a “cross and sword” method, combining religious conversion with […]

My Humanities – The War Poets

Guest post by Thomas H. Wilson, Director of the Arizona Museum of Natural History and past-Chair of Arizona Humanities My uncle Bill, my father’s brother, was a First Lieutenant in […]

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