Returning the ‘three sisters’ – corn, beans and squash – to Native American farms nourishes people, land and cultures   1 comment

As Sabino Canyon Volunteer Naturalists (SCVN), we offer elementary school teachers six programs to choose from when they bring their students to the canyon. One of the programs, ‘Back To The Past,’ is about how the Hohokam could survive in the Tucson basin over 1000 years ago. Students learn about the ‘three sisters,’ corn, beans, and squash.

Posted December 16, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

One response to “Returning the ‘three sisters’ – corn, beans and squash – to Native American farms nourishes people, land and cultures

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  1. Always enjoyed this story of the Three Sisters. The tall corn made the perfect place for the bean vines to wind around and the stalks also provided shade for the squash. Those three foods were basics for th em.

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