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October 2022

Climate Conversations: Atascosa Borderlands: Visual Storytelling along the Arizona-Sonora Border

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arizona Humanities, 1242 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Along the US-Mexico border lies a remote expanse of the Coronado National Forest in Southern Arizona known as the Atascosa Highlands. An important biological and cultural corridor between Mexico and the United States, the Atascosas take up less than 1% of Arizona’s overall landmass, but host one-quarter of the state’s flora, including species which are found nowhere else in the United States. While conducting an ecological flora and photographic survey, documentary photographer Luke Swenson and naturalist and writer Jack Dash,…

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November 2022

Climate Conversations: De-Colonizing the Colorado River: Can We Re-Think Our Relationship with Water? with Dr. Andrew Curley

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arizona Humanities, 1242 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Climate change is seen as the main culprit behind a drier, hotter Arizona. But what are the other factors contributing toward our water crisis? For 100 years, the Colorado River Compact established the law of the river. It codified water rights and spurred the modernization of water infrastructure. It fundamentally reshaped the natural environment and the way of life for Indigenous nations. What is the cultural legacy and impact of Arizona’s dams, reservoirs, and water systems? Can Indigenous ways of…

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