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Arizona Humanities

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1242 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
602-257-0335 azhumanities.org

February 2023

Climate Conversations – Legacy of Extraction: Abandoned Mines on the Navajo Nation with Arlyssa Becenti

February 22 @ 6:00 pm
Arizona Humanities, 1242 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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Mining companies extracted millions of tons of uranium from the Navajo Nation between 1944 and 1986. Today hundreds of abandoned uranium mines litter the Navajo Nation. How have the Navajo people, land, and water suffered from exposure to these mines? Are people still at risk of radiation exposure? What is being done by the federal government to clean up contaminated sites? While they wait for cleanup, communities continue to bring awareness to and educate others about the physical and environmental…

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March 2023

Climate Conversations: Connections to Natural Material: Native Culture Today and Tomorrow with Yolanda Hart Stevens

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arizona Humanities, 1242 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004 United States
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From birth to death, the mesquite tree is an integral part of life for many who call the desert home. The mesquite tree is just one of many holistic materials, elements of our natural environment, that are vital to sustaining Native culture and practices. But climate change and environmental degradation are changing the landscapes of Arizona. From the lack of water resources to the loss of mesquite trees, the future is uncertain. Join us for a program about water, land,…

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