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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death
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Día de los Muertos: A Celebration of Life and Death

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Prescott Valley Public Library, 7401 E. Civic Circle
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314 United States
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What is Día de los Muertos? Where did it come from, what are its roots? How do we celebrate it here in the U.S.? Día los Muertos or Days of the Dead is a significant and highly celebrated holiday in Mexico, Latin America, and Southwestern U.S. To understand Día de los Muertos one has to... Read More

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The Woman Who Shot Cowboys: Rodeo Photographer Louise L. Serpa (Casa Grande)

March 21 @ 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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Anyone who has ever stared down an angry bull coming full throttle across an arena will understand why rodeo photographer Louise Serpa often uttered the adage, “Never Don’t Pay Attention.” Born into New York society, Louise ended up out west with her nose buried in the dirt & her eye glued to a camera, becoming... Read More

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4:00 pm

River of Dreams: Stories and Music of Arizona’s Waterways (Tucson)

March 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saddlebrooke Mountain Clubhouse, 38759 South Mountain View Boulevard
Tucson, AZ 85739 United States
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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 citizens of Phoenix used these same trenches. The Mohave tribes ruled the Colorado—that... Read More

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5:00 pm

Hellraising, Heroic and Hidden Women of the Old West (Eloy)

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Eloy Santa Cruz Library, 1000 N. Main St.
Eloy, AZ 85131 United States
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Although history tries to tell us ONLY men settled the Old West, that is shattered by Jana's verbal tour through some of the amazing women who made all the difference. Any woman who came West in the 1800s had to be full of grit and spit to survive and Jana has collected the stories of... Read More

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The Earliest Apache in Arizona: Evidence and Arguments (Scottsdale)

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Scottsdale Mustang Library, 10101 North 90th Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85258 United States
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How did the Apache impact late prehistoric peoples? Research provides evidence of ancestral Apaches in the southern Southwest as early as A.D. 1300. Evidence comes from chronometric dates obtained from storage features (covered with grass or leaves), on Apache pottery, and from roasting pits, all in direct association with other types of Apache material culture.... Read More

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