Hellraisers and Trailblazers, the Real Women of the Wild West with Jana Bommersbach

Suprise City Hall, Council Chambers 16000 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ

Ever hear of Laura Nihill? No? How about Biddy Mason? Doesn’t ring a bell? You certainly know about Sacagawea! No? How is that possible? It’s possible because history has tried to diminish or outright ignore women, and that goes double in the Old West, where it seems the men thought they did all the heavy […]

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Indigenous Signs and Symbols: Pee-Posh/Kwatsan with Yolanda Hart Stevens

Suprise City Hall, Council Chambers 16000 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ

Native Americans in the U.S. are diverse, and their contributions have enriched our lives in countless ways. People do not always realize the origins of Native contributions to the language, culture, and traditions of the U.S. What are Native signs and symbols? What do they mean? Where do they appear? They can represent animals and […]

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Dr. Pearl Tang: Path Breaker in Public Health with Mary Melcher

Suprise City Hall, Council Chambers 16000 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ

In 1960, Dr. Pearl Mao Tang became chief of the Maricopa County Bureau of Maternal and Child Health. A Chinese American, who had fought to obtain a medical license in Arizona, Tang was instrumental in lowering the infant mortality rate in the state’s most populous county. Working in the Phoenix metropolitan area and rural Maricopa […]

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Take A Hike! Explore, Enhance, and Experience Your Understanding of Arizona with Rodo Sofranac

Suprise City Hall, Council Chambers 16000 N Civic Center Plaza, Surprise, AZ

There are only eleven designated national scenic trails in the United States. Our Grand Canyon State has one of them—the Arizona National Scenic Trail! In this discussion, participants will have opportunities to: explore the history of the creation of Arizona’s greatest volunteer project; enhance their knowledge of Arizona’s diverse geography, animals, plants, and especially people—from […]

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