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Water in the Southwest: Where have we been, and where are we going?
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11:30 am

Water in the Southwest: Where have we been, and where are we going?

September 21, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Cottonwood Public Library, 100 S. 6th St.
Cottonwood, AZ 86326 United States
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It has been said that, “Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting.” This is especially true of water politics in the American Southwest, a region defined by its lack of water. The massive 20th century federal investments into dam systems controlled the great rivers of the West, allowing cities like Phoenix to “bloom like... Read More

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2:00 pm

Landscapes of Migration in the Arizona-Sonora Borderland

September 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Saguaro Library, 2808 N. 46th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85008 United States
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The dividing line of the U.S.-Mexico border may be the most significant feature of the Arizona-Sonora borderland today, but the region is also at the center of major north-south corridors of human migration. In this talk, Scott warren offers an in-depth look at historical and contemporary patterns of south-north migration through this region, from ancient... Read More

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3:00 pm

Native American Spirit of Water and Landscape

September 21, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Pioneer Masonic Lodge #82, 19055 E. K-Mine Rd
Black Canyon City, AZ 85324 United States
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Laura Tohe, an award winning poet and the Navajo Nation Poet Laureate for 2015-2019 is Dine' and Sleepy Rock clan born for the Bitter Water Clan.  She will be joined by her son, Dez Tillman, a musician and composer with a passion for creating art that enriches the soul, who is Sleepy Rock clan and born... Read More

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