The First People and First Seeds

The Navajo, and other Native Americans, had to engineer seeds and a method in which they would grow on often dry and low rainfall plains.

Leigh Kuwanwisiwma has 16 colors of corn, which he has collected and saved over the years from his grandfathers and grandmothers. In the Hopi tradition, each color of corn has its own uses and meanings.
Photo by Kelley Fowler