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Neto's Tucson: New statue honors region's indigenous people

About 15 years ago several Tucsonans came up with an idea to honor our region’s indigenous ancestors. It would be a statue, somewhere at the foot of Sentinel Peak, where a Pima village existed when the first Europeans arrived in the late 17th century.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos




Tucson in 100 Objects — San Xavier del Bac

Tucson in 100 Objects — San Xavier del Bac

As objects go, this is a bit large, but it's pretty much the most important one. 

April 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Father Kino's life-saving ride to be re-enacted

In May of 1700, the Rev. Eusebio Francisco Kino, the legendary priest, rode from Tumacacori to the town of San Ignacio 75 miles south in less than 24 hours.

December 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Tales from the Morgue: A San Xavier anniversary

The Morgue Lady missed the anniversary of the laying of the foundation for the San Xavier Mission, but this article might interest readers even if it is a bit late.

May 18, 2012 9:15 am Photos


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