Gateway To The Copper Corridor

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Visitors Guide For Safford, Clifton, San Carlos, Globe, Miami, Superior, Kearny, Tonto Basin, Young, Apache Junction, Gold Canyon

Bullion Plaza presentations begin again

The Bullion Plaza

Cultural Center and

Museum, located in

Miami, Ariz., not only has

several permanent collections,

from the Mining Heritage

Collection to the Slavic

Cultural Exhibit to name two,

but is also a place where locals

gather for educational

opportunities and to celebrate

cultural diversity and shared

social experiences and celebrations.

First Friday and Wednesday

Hardscrabble are regular features

at the center, presenting

local historical perspectives and

often-free entertainment for the

community.

Wednesday Hardscrabble

and First Friday programs are

hosted jointly by the Gila County

Historical Museum in Globe

and Bullion Plaza Cultural Center

and Museum in Miami.

Oct. 16: Sierra Ancha Cliff

Dwellings - Wednesday evening

Hardscrabble Series lecture

by Dr. John Mack at Bullion

Plaza Cultural Center and

Museum in Miami, narrating

the remarkable living structures

of the Sierra Ancha wilderness

nearly 1,000 years ago.

John Mack has a PhD. in

American History from the

University of Kansas, and

teaches history online through

Georgia State University. He

has published articles on both

Russian and American History,

Globe-Miami

and is an avid outdoorsman.

Oct. 19: 50th anniversary

tribute to the Occupation of

Alcatraz .

On Nov. 20, 1969, 89 men,

women and children of various

Native American tribal

nations descended upon the

island of Alcatraz in San

Francisco bay in California,

and claimed it on behalf

of all tribal nations.

This free program will be

held in conjunction with the

36th Apache Jii cultural celebration

in downtown Globe.

The “Indians of All Tribes”

sought to bring global attention

to the mistreatment and unmet

needs of tribal nations

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