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History program on turquoise set for Jan. 11

Pictured here is a Turquoise specimen digitized to show detail. A free program about the cultural history of turquoise will be presented on Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Mohave Museum of History and Art, 400 W. Beale St. (University of South Carolina courtesy photo, cc-sa-by-4.0, https://bit.ly/2MTogmE)

Pictured here is a Turquoise specimen digitized to show detail. A free program about the cultural history of turquoise will be presented on Saturday, Jan. 11 at the Mohave Museum of History and Art, 400 W. Beale St. (University of South Carolina courtesy photo, cc-sa-by-4.0, https://bit.ly/2MTogmE)

“For the Love of Turquoise,” a free history program for all ages, will be offered at the Mohave Museum of History and Art, 400 W. Beale St.

The event, part of the “Sounds of Kingman Presents: Our Time, Our History Series,” is slated for Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 from 2-4 p.m.

According to a news release, the stone was mined extensively in the Kingman area, and has a long-standing tradition with Southwest Native cultures.

Carrie Cannon, a member of the Kiawa Tribe, will present.

Information provided by Sounds of Kingman Presents: Our Time, Our History Series

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