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

November 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


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 are shared interactively.

Jay Craváth, Ph.D. is a composer, writer, and scholar in the field of music and Indigenous studies. He crafts programs from these interests into interactive discussions that include stories, musical performance, and illustrations/photography. One of his most recent publication is Iretaba: Mohave Chief and American Diplomat. Dr. Craváth will begin an Arizona tour in late May of 2017 for his latest album: “Songs for Ancient Days.”


November 15, 2018
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Mohave County Library Lake Havasu Branch
1770 McCulloch Blvd N.
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403 United States
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(928) 453-0718
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