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The Modern West

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Rank #69 in Documentary category

Society & Culture
Personal Journals
Daily News
News
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An exploration of the changing identity of the American West.

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An exploration of the changing identity of the American West.

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By Eliza Rad - Sep 18 2019
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Can’t express enough love for this one! An excellent podcast with a western, yet modern feel. So excited to see what stories, interviews and tales come next! Great work from the Wyoming NPR team!

We’re still here

By Grayckle - Feb 18 2019
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I am so proud that you gave the female student who was mocked in her classroom a voice on public radio. That’s justice!

iTunes Ratings

20 Ratings
Average Ratings
19
1
0
0
0

We want more!

By Eliza Rad - Sep 18 2019
Read more
Can’t express enough love for this one! An excellent podcast with a western, yet modern feel. So excited to see what stories, interviews and tales come next! Great work from the Wyoming NPR team!

We’re still here

By Grayckle - Feb 18 2019
Read more
I am so proud that you gave the female student who was mocked in her classroom a voice on public radio. That’s justice!

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The Modern West

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An exploration of the changing identity of the American West.

Rank #1: Episode 3: Adult-Onset Hunting

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The number of Americans hunting and fishing is declining, but women are bucking the trend. Host Melodie Edwards finds a sisterhood at an all-women hunting camp—and catches her first fish with her dad. (more…)

Oct 01 2019

21mins

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Rank #2: Episode 2: Both/Neither

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The U.S. government only allows Native Americans to register with one tribe. But what happens when two tribes share one reservation for over a century? Two women grapple with how that affected their identity growing up. (more…)

Sep 24 2019

17mins

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Rank #3: Episode 1: Carpetbagger

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You ask around, and people can’t agree on a quintessential Wyoming writer. And if you can’t identify the literature of a place, you can’t define the place. Authors including CJ Box and Craig Johnson weigh in. (more…)

Sep 17 2019

29mins

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Rank #4: Episode 8: The Man From Lodge Grass

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Quincy Dabney loved growing up in Lodge Grass on the Crow Reservation in Montana. But then, just like him, it started falling apart. Now Quincy is working to save the hometown that saved him. (more…)

Nov 20 2019

36mins

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Rank #5: Episode 7: Bringing The Buffalo Home

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It’s been over a century since the U.S. government exterminated bison from the Great Plains as a way to win the war against the Native American tribes there. But now reservations across the West are working to bring them back. (more…)

Nov 13 2019

27mins

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