Project Director
Carmen Gonzales

Project Coordinator
Susan Bussmann

Web Designer
Kurt Nimmo

Jonathan Benson

Matt Byrnes
Kerry Forsythe

Curriculum Developers
Elatunbi Adeogba
Jonathan Benson
Susan Bussmann
Melody Munson-McGee

Estus Lott
Melody Munson-McGee

Student Assistants

Leo Delgado
Estus Lott
Lanell Pahe
Thanks to
Navajo Nation Museum
     Robert Johnson, Navajo Cultural Specialist
     Norman Bahe, Education Curator
Gallup Cultural Center
     Kent Hodges, Director
     Ken Brown, Curator
Native Seeds/Search
     Evelyn Rens, Development & Media      Coordinator
Red Rock State Park Museum
     Maxine Touchine, Museum Specialist
New Mexico State University
     Carol Turner, College Instructor
     Mary O’Connell, Professor
Carmen Gonzales
Cal Lemke
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Tucson Botanical Gardens
Centers for Disease Control
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

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Buchanan, Carol. (1997). Brother Crow, Sister Corn. Traditional American Indian gardening. Berkeley, California: Ten Speed.

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Hechinger, Fred M. (1992). Fateful Choices. Healthy youth for the 21st Century. New York: Carnegie Council of Adolescent Development.

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Villaseñor, David. (1996). Tapestries in sand. The spirit of Indian sandpainting. Happy Camp, California: Naturegraph.

The 2000 year-old seed

Corn in the Classroom

Cyberspace Farm

Native Seed/SEARCH

Native American History of Corn

News at Penn State

Storyteller Hoskie Benally

University of Illinois Extension: Watch Your Garden Grow

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

American Indian Health Central

CDC: Tobacco Information and Prevention Source

Center for Young Women's Health

For Kids Only


MedlinePlus: Native American Health

Surgeon General’s Report for kids about smoking

Tobacco-Free Kids