• Sunlight illuminates the top of historic Mission San José de Tumacácori church.


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The Encounter's Box - Teacher Resource Kit

Teacher resource kits known as Encounters Boxes are located in local, Santa Cruz County Schools, various Tucson-Pima Public Libraries, and other locations. These kits contain all four Tumacácori Teacher Guides, along with books, videos, lesson plans, articles and other reference materials pertaining to the history, culture and environment of Southern Arizona and the state of Sonora, Mexico, the area historically known as the Pimería Alta.

Click on one of the links below for more details.

Box Contents

Resources by Grade Level

List of Public Boxes

Link to Pima County Public Library

Did You Know?

Apache Warrior

Some Apaches raided somewhere in the Pimería Alta during the full moon nearly every month, using the darkness for cover and the light of the moon to travel swiftly.