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April 2019

Mission Gardens and Tumamoc Hill

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mission Gardens Tucson, 946 W Mission Lane
Tucson, AZ United States
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$20

Join us for an in-depth visit at the Tucson MIssion Gardens, where we journey back in time to see what this area along the Santa Cruz looked like over the past 4,000 years, using information from archaeological excavations. We will learn how produce ​was used differently in the past, particularly the need to preserve much of a harvest for later consumption, and the need to save seeds to plant the following year. The Mission Gardens are l​ocated in the exact…

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Elizabeth Eklund – “Living with the canals: Water, Ecology, and Cultural Memory in the Sierra Madre Foothills”

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DuVal Auditorium, Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ United States
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The storms dump monsoon rains on the Sierra Madres, water percolates down into the aquifer, draining along the rivers of Northwestern Mexico. One of the rivers, Río Sonora, has been used to irrigate cropland for millennia. Precise historical details remain unclear, but around the time of the Entrada (circa 1530’s), Cabeza de Vaca reported an area with “permeant houses and many stores of maize and frijoles” (2003:152). Continuity with this pre-Hispanic past has been supported by the research of geographer…

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May 2019

San Xavier Del Bac

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$5

Join us for a personalied tour of the Mission San Xavier del Bac led by Craig Reid. This historic Spanish Catholic mission located about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, Arizona, on the Tohono O'odham Nation San Xavier Indian Reservation. The mission was founded in 1692 by Padre Eusebio Kino in the center of a centuries-old Indian settlement of the Sobaipuri O'odham located along the banks of the Santa Cruz River. The mission was named for Francis Xavier, a Christian missionary and co-founder…

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Richard and Shirley Flint – “Mendoza’s Aim: To Complete the Columbian Project”

May 21 @ 7:30 pm - November 17 @ 9:00 pm
DuVal Auditorium, Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N Campbell Ave
Tucson, AZ United States
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