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  • Popplestone, Ann
    ... From: Anita Cohen-Williams [SMTP:sdpresidio@SPRINTMAIL.COM] Sent: Tuesday, August 03, 1999 3:14 PM To:
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      From: Anita Cohen-Williams [SMTP:sdpresidio@...]
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      Subject: Protecting Biodiversity and Celebrating Cultural Diversity!
      >Date: Sun, 01 Aug 1999 22:30:14 -0700
      >To: archaeologist@...
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      >From: dogyears <dogyears@...
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      >Subject: Protecting Biodiversity and Celebrating Cultural
      Diversity!
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      > http://www.swanet.org/discussion/99/92.html
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      > Date: Mon, 02 Aug 1999
      > Subject: Protecting Biodiversity and Celebrating Cultural
      Diversity!
      >
      > [ SWA SASIG ] :
      >
      > From: Jan R Bell jrbell@...
      <mailto:jrbell@...>
      >
      > Arizona Archaeological and Historical Society Summer Class
      >
      > Native Seeds/SEARCH:
      > Protecting Biodiversity and Celebrating Cultural Diversity!
      >
      > August 26, September 22 and 11.
      >
      > Southern Arizona can count among its unique attractions
      > the presence of Native Seeds/SEARCH, a non-profit
      > conservation organization founded 16 years ago in Tucson
      > to protect biodiversity, principally traditional food
      > crops. At the same time NS/S plays an important role in
      > fostering appreciation of cultural tradition. This class
      > will be taught by two principals of Native Seeds/SEARCH:
      > Angelo Joaquin, Jr, Executive Director, and Suzanne Nelson,
      > Conservation Director and Seed Bank Curator.
      >
      > Angelo will discuss the importance of protecting
      > biodiversity, the development and mission of NS/S, the
      > "Desert Foods for Diabetes" project and offer a Tohono
      > O'odham perspective on the work of the organization with
      > O'odham and other native peoples, especially in
      > recognizing the important link between conservation of
      > traditional foods and crops, language and cultural
      > heritage.
      >
      > Suzanne will provide insight into the value of conserving
      > almost 1,900 collections of traditional crops from the
      > southwestern United States and northern Mexico, the role
      > of NS/S' new Conservation Farm in Patagonia and how the
      > NS/S Cultural Memory Bank will assist the educational
      > efforts of local Indian nations.
      >
      > Both Thursday evening sessions (August 26 & September 2,
      > 7 to 9 pm on the U of A campus) will include slide
      > presentations, discussion and treats made from the plants
      > of the desert. On Saturday, September 11, Angelo and Suzanne
      > will show us the NS/S Seed Bank and the gardens at Sylvester
      > House. Cost for this class will be $25 to AAHS and NS/S
      > members, $35 to non-members. Students and K-12 teachers
      > receive a $10 discount. The class will be limited to 30
      > participants and pre-registration is required-please call
      > Jan Bell at 520-326-6709. Please send payment by August 21
      > to confirm registration.
      >
      > This class is presented by the Arizona Archeological and
      > Historical Society and co-sponsored by Native Seeds/SEARCH
      > and the Arizona State Museum.
      >
      >
      Anita Cohen-Williams
      Listowner of HISTARCH, SUB-ARCH, SPANBORD
      http://www.angelfire.com/ca/cohwill/index.html
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      sdpresidio@... <mailto:sdpresidio@...>
      efax: 707-276-7914

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