Tohono O'odham Nation Culture Center and Museum - Himdag Ki:
Come learn about and experience the rich culture, traditions, and history of the Tohono O’odham people, who have inhabited the Sonoran Desert in southwestern Arizona and northern Sonora since time immemorial. The Tohono O’odham heritage and culture contributes greatly to that of the Sonoran Desert Region, including Marana. Himdag Ki: works to protect and preserve the cultural values – the himdag – of the Tohono O’ohdam Nation; respect for the land, respect for elders, sharing with others, and hard work.
Himdag Ki: is situated in a beautiful, peaceful, rural setting south of Sells, Arizona. The museum is home to extensive collections of archaeological and ethnographic artifacts, both ancient and contemporary. The museum is also home to the Tohono O’odham Nation Archives, with a growing collection of books, maps, media, photographs, and more related to the history of the O’odham.
Visiting Himdag Ki: is an all-day experience. It’s located 77 miles southwest of Marana, in the community of Topawa. Visitors should plan to spend about two hours at the museum for the full experience. Part of the experience includes an outdoor nature trail on the grounds, so be sure to dress appropriately and stay hydrated. Services are limited on the Tohono O’odham Nation, with gas and food being available in Sells, and two trading posts.Visit Website Add To Itinerary