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National Parks Store | Presentation: Moors and Christians, Olives and Wine: Tracing the Cultural and Agricultural Roots of the Southwest

Discover the roots of Southwest culture.

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Wednesday, February 20
12 PM and 2 PM

Jesús García-Yánez, founding researcher for Tumacácori National Historical Park’s Kino Heritage Fruit Trees Project, and Sonya Norman, the public programs coordinator at the Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum will give an engaging presentation about the roots of Southwest culture. Learn how many of the foods, farming practices, languages, religions, architectural styles, and artisanal trades associated with the Southwest are derived from Arabic and Roman practices.


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Wednesday, February 20
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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