Cochise, Geronimo, and the Apache Wars with Gregory McNamee

Phippen Museum 4701 N Hwy 89, Prescott, AZ, United States

Their names resound in Arizona history and pepper the of the state map, but few people know well the tangled history that surrounds the so-called “Apache Wars”, when fully half […]

Arizona Water Use from Prehistory to the Present with Jim Turner

Springville Heritage Center, Johnson-Udall Room 418 East Main Street, Springville, United States

This presentation covers humankind’s water use and food supply interactions with Arizona’s ecology from Clovis culture hunter-gatherers to prehistoric irrigation canals, contemporary Hopi and Tohono O’odham dry farming, and present-day […]

Hiking into the Past: The Sierra Ancha Cliff Dwellings with John Mack

Sedona Public Library in the Village 25 W. Saddlehorn Road, Sedona, AZ, United States

This presentation examines the remarkable living structures built by the people who first lived in the canyons of the Sierra Ancha wilderness during the early Middle Ages. The architectural dwellings […]

Dia de los Muertos Storytelling with Zarco Guerrero

Sam Garcia Library 495 E. Western Ave, Avondale, United States

Dia de Los Muertos is a highly celebrated and significant holiday held throughout Mexico, Latin America, and the Southwest. It is a day when homage is paid with prayers, offerings […]

The Rise of Antisemitism and Nazi Propaganda with Bjorn Krondorfer

Flagstaff City - Coconino County Public Library - East Flagstaff Community Library 3000 North Fourth Street Suite 5, Flagstaff, United States

In June of 2021, Holocaust education became a required subject in Arizona public middle and high schools, making space for a discussion on the rise of antisemitic propaganda in 20th […]

Indigenous Signs and Symbols: Pee-Posh/Kwatsan with Yolanda Hart Stevens

Maricopa County Library District - White Tank Library 20304 West White Tank Mountain Road, Waddell, United States

Native Americans in the U.S. are diverse, and their contributions have enriched our lives in countless ways. People do not always realize the origins of Native contributions to the language, […]

Seeing the Desert with Gregory McNamee

Chandler Museum 300 S. Chandler Village Drive, Chandler, AZ, United States

Most Arizonans are not originally from Arizona, and most come from places that are far greener and milder of climate than our desert. For many of us, it takes a […]

100 Years Grand – The Story of Arizona Highways Magazine with Win Holden

Flagstaff City - Coconino County Public Library - East Flagstaff Community Library 3000 North Fourth Street Suite 5, Flagstaff, United States

April 2025 will mark Arizona Highways magazine’s 100th birthday. How did a brochure produced by the Arizona Highway Department become one of the most revered travel publications in the world? […]

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