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Old Trails Museum

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July 2022

Saviors and Saints on the Arizona Frontier with Jan Cleere

July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Winslow Arts Trust Museum at La Posada Hotel, 333 E 2nd St
Winslow, AZ 86047 United States
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Health care in early Arizona was hardly reliable and frequently nonexistent. Often, settlers were on their own when tragedy struck with women taking on the responsibility for the well-being of their families. And if women were considered incapable of earning the title “Doctor,” they could certainly save souls. Meet a handful of women who influenced the history of the territory through their medical expertise and their spiritual leadership. Theresa Ferrin’s comprehensive understanding of healing herbs earned her the title “Angel…

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October 2022

For the Love of Turquoise with Carrie Cannon

October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Winslow Arts Trust Museum at La Posada Hotel, 333 E 2nd St
Winslow, AZ 86047 United States
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Turquoise has a long standing tradition amongst Native cultures of the Southwest, holding special significance and profound meanings to specific individual tribes. Even before the more contemporary tradition of combining silver with turquoise, cultures throughout the southwest used turquoise in necklaces, earrings, mosaics, fetishes, medicine pouches, and made bracelets of basketry stems lacquered with piñon resin and inlaid turquoise. Found on six continents across the world, turquoise forms in arid regions through the process of water seeping through rock and…

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