ERIC Number: EJ516808
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Restoring San Xavier del Bac, "Our Church": Tohono O'odham Work to Restore the 200-Year-Old Church Built by Their Ancestors.
Fontana, Bernard L.
Native Peoples, v8 n4 p28-35 Sum 1995
The Tohono O'odham built Mission San Xavier del Bac for Franciscan missionaries in the late 1700s and have protected and cared for it through changing circumstances ever since. As part of a massive restoration project, outstanding experts have been restoring the church's painted and sculpted interior and training local Tohono O'odham to be professional caretakers and conservators. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Arizona