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KZMU News: Tuesday July 28, 2020

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In the summer, Moab and surrounding communities are typically enjoying a fruit harvest. Orchards – some established for generations – do well in this region. But perhaps none have survived longer than the peach trees in northern Arizona’s Canyon De Chelly. The trees and their fruit have a long history and cultural significance to the Navajo people tending them. Our partners at KJZZ have more.

KZMU News · Tuesday July 28, 2020


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Photo: Sylvia Watchman and Ron Garnanez break up clods of dirt as they prepare to plant a young peach tree at the bottom of the canyon. Julien McRoberts/Arizona Highways

Arizona Highways: The Navajo People Growing Peaches in Canyon De Chelly
https://kjzz.org/content/1568711/arizona-highways-navajo-people-growing-peaches-canyon-de-chelly

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