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.

Nahaniya Fowler tosses seeds for the three sisters crops into the air. Native peoples of this continent grew corn, beans and squash together for millennia — using the corn stalks to support the climbing bean plants, and the squash to help keep down weeds.
Photo by Kelley Fowler