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Nando Cobos, left, and Aspen Harrison check out one of the replica pots of the Hohokom people. Wayne Kirby, a retired Salt River Project (SRP) employee, visits Arizona schools and presents a history of the Hohokom people, after whom the current canals are modeled.

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Lessons from the past

SRP excites students with secrets revealed in irrigating the Valley by reviving ancient Hohokam canals

The Salt River Project (SRP) educates kids? Yep. And Wayne Kirby, a representative of the education department of the company, came to Julia Randall Elementary (JRE) to show fourth grade students what SRP has learned about the ancient culture of the Hohokam.

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