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Flour Power

Basehor Community Library Basehor, KS

During the Mexican Revolution, many immigrants made their way to Kansas to raise their families and work in the railroad, agricultural, industrial, and hospitality industries. A cultural offshoot for groups of Mexican residents settling in the Midwest was the search for the perfect tortilla, a staple of Mexican cuisine. Because corn tortillas were difficult to […]

Dig It: Kansas Archaeology

Basehor Community Library Basehor, KS

The 2018 discovery of the “Lost City” of Etzanoa near Arkansas City sparked renewed interest in the Indigenous peoples who thrived in these lands. How are these early sites, like Etzanoa that flourished between 1450-1700, located? And how do archaeologists develop a plan of action, engage with Indigenous tribes with connections to the area, and […]