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Pima County Public Library – Dusenberry-River

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5605 E. River Rd., Ste 105
Tucson, AZ 85750 United States
(520) 594-5345 https://www.library.pima.gov/locations/riv/

April 2023

Caretakers of the Land: A Story of Farming and Community in San Xavier with Jacelle Ramon-Sauberan

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Pima County Public Library – Dusenberry-River, 5605 E. River Rd., Ste 105
Tucson, AZ 85750 United States
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Farming has always been the way of life for the Tohono O’odham community in San Xavier, located just south of Tucson. Their way of life depended on access to the land and to the water, namely the Santa Cruz River, which nourished agriculture in the area for generations. But a history of division sown through government land allotments and land development plans, coupled with the declining flow of the Santa Cruz, fractured community farming. How did the community come together…

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