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Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center and Museum

Fresnal Canyon Road Topawa
Sells, AZ 85634 United States
520-383-0200 http://www.tonation-nsn.gov/cultural_center_museum.aspx

January 2015

Desert Trader: Goldie Tracy Richmond, Trader, Trapper, and Quiltmaker

January 31, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center and Museum, Fresnal Canyon Road Topawa
Sells, AZ 85634 United States
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Goldie Tracy Richmond came to southwestern Arizona in 1927 where she lived in a canvas lean-to. To survive, Goldie mined, ran traplines, and operated Tracy’s Trading Post, living among the Tohono O’odham people for four decades. She was a large woman, and the stories told by the O’odham people of Goldie’s life are legendary. Goldie also made magnificent quilts with images of the desert landscape and Indian life; one was named one of the 100 most significant quilts of the…

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February 2016

O’odham Traditional Game Demonstration

February 27, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center and Museum, Fresnal Canyon Road Topawa
Sells, AZ 85634 United States
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Part of the Fleet of Foot Exhibition Project O’odham Traditional Game Demonstration of the women’s game toka and men’s game of kickball. Games will be followed by a discussion between players and the general public moderated by Humanities Scholar Angelina Saraficio. For questions, contact (520) 383-0201 This program is funded in part by a grant from Arizona Humanities.

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March 2016

Ritual Racing and the Negotiation of New Landscapes: Racetracks of Pre-Hispanic, North-Central Arizona

March 31, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Tohono O’odham Nation Cultural Center and Museum, Fresnal Canyon Road Topawa
Sells, AZ 85634 United States
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Part of the Fleet of Foot: Indigenous Running and Games Project & Exhibition Public talk and reception by Humanities Scholar Will Russell. For questions, please contact (520) 383-0201. This program is made possible in part by a grant from Arizona Humanities.

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