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San Tan Chapter of Arizona Archaeology Society

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San Tan Chapter of Arizona Archaeology Society


May 2023

Our River Stories: The Gila and the Salt with Zarco Guerrero

May 10, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
San Tan Historical Society Museum, 20425 S. Old Ellsworth Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85242 United States
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Join Zarco for a series of stories that share the vibrant and tragic history of water and the River People, over a 2,000 year period. Beginning with the Toltec trade route that brought agriculture and corn to the Southwest. The history of the O’Odham before and after the expansion west is revealed. We learn about the Yaqui Indians who fled persecution and found refuge in Arizona rebuilding the ancient canal system. A descendant of the first Mormon settlers tells his…

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