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The Modern West

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Rank #74 in Documentary category

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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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24 Ratings
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Telling stories that deserve to be told

By Outsidener - Dec 05 2019
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Thank you for this refreshingly modern look at the American West and your focus on rural and public land issues!

We want more!

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!

iTunes Ratings

24 Ratings
Average Ratings
23
1
0
0
0

Telling stories that deserve to be told

By Outsidener - Dec 05 2019
Read more
Thank you for this refreshingly modern look at the American West and your focus on rural and public land issues!

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!
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The Modern West

Latest release on Dec 20, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 5: Belonging

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Young people from Gen Z are moving to cities around the West. But in doing so, they’re also out-migrating from rural hometowns in places like Wyoming and New Mexico. Conversations between young people about why they leave and why they stay. (more…)

Oct 23 2019

23mins

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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #4: 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 #5: Episode 4: The Midwife

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Most births are uncomplicated. So in rural areas where hospitals are shutting down, women want to give birth at home. Now, states across the country are legalizing and regulating midwifery so they can. This is the story of one rural state, one midwife, and one brand-new mama. (more…)

Oct 09 2019

25mins

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