On Thursday, January 31st, Dr. Jay Cravath will present “Along the California Trail: Traveling the Gila River Highway” at 10:30 a.m. at the Wellton Library. The Gila River provided a route for the earliest travelers, including indigenous peoples, missionaries, surveyors, immigrants, and gold seekers. The journals, songs, and art that came from these travels will be shared through images, music, and stories.
Jay Craváth, Ph.D. is a composer, writer, and scholar in the field of music and Indigenous studies. He crafts programs from these interests into interactive discussions that include stories, musical performance, and illustrations/photography. One of his most recent publication is Iretaba: Mohave Chief and American Diplomat.
The Wellton Library is located at 28790 San Jose Avenue in Wellton. For more information, call (928) 785-9575.
This program is made possible by a grant from Arizona Humanities, with local funding provided by Friends of the Wellton Library.