Cochineal while now relatively unknown and unappreciated, was once important and precious to many of the ancestors of those who live in the Borderland region and even to those across the ocean in Europe.
Cultures from all over the world have appreciated turquoise for thousands of years.
While the different Native American tribes of the Southwest generally agreed about the value of turquoise, their stories and myths about it varied.
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