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Women and Their Cactus fields

Maricopa Women by Edward Curtis Women have long been in the fields of saguaros and prickly pear and cholla and grasses investing and collecting provisions. The shop is invested in bringing in native plants to continue our relationship with them and hoping our clients will learn from and take care of the flora of the desert. Like the women before us, we hope learning the care of the earth and its fruits sustain life for generations to come.  Photographer Edward Curtis is famous for collecting images of native Arizonans and others at the turn of the century. His photographs are beautiful and daunting and eye opening to a world we think we know but yet perhaps do not. While there...

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