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Desert Rats, River Runners, and Canyon Crawlers: Four Arizona Explorers with Gregory McNamee
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2:30 pm

Desert Rats, River Runners, and Canyon Crawlers: Four Arizona Explorers with Gregory McNamee

January 18 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Apache Junction Library, 1177 N. Idaho Rd.
Apache Junction, AZ 85119 United States
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Francisco Garcés, a Franciscan friar, arrived in what is now Arizona in 1768. Assigned to the church at San Xavier del Bac south of present-day Tucson, he traveled widely throughout Arizona and California, charting overland routes that later travelers would follow. Near where Garcés would meet his death in 1781, an American soldier named Joseph... Read More

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5:30 pm

Plants of the Mojave Desert and the Traditional Tribal Uses with Carrie Cannon

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
AZ United States
FREE

Although the desert may seem like a desolate landscape devoid of life, it is actually home to hundreds of unique species. Some are only visible or appear alive for a short time, others grow for hundreds of years, and many are not found anywhere else on earth. Participants will learn about the many traditional Tribal... Read More

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