Harvesting Cactus Fruit — Maricopa

Harvesting Cactus Fruit — Maricopa

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From Edward Curtis’ Field Notes:

“Using a long pole with a wooden blade at the end, the women cut the fruit from the plant and carry it to the settlements in large baskets. The fruit is eaten fresh, dried, made into jelly, or preserved. They also make quantities of wine from it….” – Edward S. Curtis

Volume 02, The Pima, 1908. Plate facing page 88.

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