Thank you Jill Replogle, who shot the photo above, and the video, from KPBS Fronteras Desk. Here is the link with photos and transcript.
Video and Music by Josh Knoff, CSUSM alum VoiceOver by Barbara Drake, Tongva elder, California Native Plants Specialist, and co-founder of the Preserving Our […]
I love this painting, El Tunero, or Prickly Pear Gatherer, by Fernando Castillo, 1937. Only a few of Castillo’s paintings survive in private collections. […]
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Here we go round the prickly pear Prickly pear prickly pear Here we go round the prickly pear At five o’clock in the morning. […]