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Learn about John Wesley Powell’s journey to map the Grand Canyon, which turned into a fight for survival. Powell, while a notable and integral geologist during Westward Expansion, also held and promoted views of Indigenous peoples already living in the canyon—today, these views are recognized as inaccurate and damaging.
Running time: 53 minutes.
This event is free, does not require a reservation, and will occur inside. Face coverings are optional.
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Drive
Tucson, AZ 85755