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Project director Nancy Williams

taught at Sahuarita High School from

1969-2000, when Rio Rico High School didn't exist, educating students from all over the Canoa Heritage Area.

Growin' Up Canoa is an ongoing oral history preservation project that captures stories of these students who share what life was like then, and where they are today.

Missed sharing your story?

Join us on October 23, 2021 at the Longhorn in Amado for the movie/speaker event!  

Details coming soon! 

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Film Day Pics!  From Saturday
Featuring stories from Teri Olivas-Aros, Pete Olivas, Rudy Mosley, Verlin Mosley, Angel Evangelista, Myrna (Evangelista) Aldry, Fran  (Ahumada)Westervelt, Christina Kane,  Pamela Gougeon, Patti Ann Kerr, Terry Bracamonte-Moreno, Sonya (Stenman) Weeks, and Tonya (Stenman) Randolph.
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Thank You

AZ Humanities!

Daniel Buckley

We are honored to be working again with Daniel Buckley on this fun historic preservation project!  

Shown here filming in Ruby, AZ, Daniel and Nancy capture stories of the O'odham from Samuel Fayuant, Cultural Affairs Specialist for the Tohono O'odham Nation.  LJ Schneider kicks

back to watch the production.

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