Deb Echo-Hawk: Kearney, Nebraska
Seed Preservation Project
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Skidi LeaadingFox, Karla KnifeChief, Gene Hunt
Skidi and her mom, Karla, are visiting Gene's Nebraska garden, in the bush bean section.
Karla holding "pinto color" bush beans
Some of the bush beans turn out to be a solid brown. Karla was pleased to see the pinto colors.
Deb Echo-Hawk, Skidi Star LeadingFox
Thumping Pawnee watermelons to check for ripeness.
Skidi and Gene
Mormon squash. It's Gene's theory that the Mormons got their squash while on their travels, likely from the Pawnees. Does anyone know the history of Mormon squash?
Skidi, Deb, and Karla
Opening R. Roger Woolsey's seed crop for 2008.
Skidi, Karla, Deb
Roger had grown red and white striped corn. He didn't think he would have a crop this year but in the end he did.
Ronnie O'Brien, Deb, Skidi, Roger, Lynn Krabiel, Karla, Gene, Dawna Behrends, Tami and McHale Jones
A group shot of the Nebraska gardeners standing behind the 2008 seed crop and display. Lynn had help from her neighborhood. She grew blue corn, watermelon, and spotted-horse beans (pinto beans). Dawna grew watermelon with the help of students in Pawnee Unit of Boys and Girls Home of Kearney NE. Tami and McHale helped at the archway garden.