The Desert Speaks

Living Traditions of the Tohono O'odham

Season 14 Episode 1410 | 26m 14s | Video has closed captioning.

The Tohono O’Odham (Desert People) live on the second-largest reservation in the United States. Although many O’Odham live off the reservation but their language, cultural traditions and beliefs are still alive. Learn how a group of tribal members knowledgeable in these traditions are taking part in passing down practices of fruit harvesting and basket weaving to their children and grandchildren.

Aired: 04/03/04

Expires: 04/02/24

Rating: TV-G

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