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wed10apr7:30 PMHot Tamale Louie7:30 PM Cam-Plex, 1635 Reata DriveCounties:Campbell

fri12apr6:00 PM8:00 PM134 Years but Finally Home: Carlisle Indian School & Northern Arapaho ChildrenStory of Yufna Soldier Wolf6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MST Buffalo High School, 29891 Old Hwy 87 Buffalo, WYCounties:Johnson

sat13apr1:00 PMOlso by J.T. RogersA Staged Reading & Panel Discussion1:00 PM MST Center for the Arts, 240 S Glenwood StCounties:Teton

sat13apr5:00 PM8:30 PMNative American Cultures History ConferenceConference5:00 PM - 8:30 PM Johnson County Fairgrounds, 18 Fairgrounds RdCounties:Johnson

wed17apr4:30 PMWY-Wind River: Economic Development and Entrepreneurship SymposiumEconomic Development and Entrepreneurship Symposium4:30 PM MST University of Wyoming Arts and Science Auditorium, 200 N 9th St, Laramie, WY 82072Counties:ALBANY

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Discovering the Human Experience Through Storytelling.

Dr. Tarissa Spoonhunter: Cultural Pride and Education on the Reservation

Dr. Tarissa Spoonhunter, professor of American Indian Studies at Central Wyoming College, is focused on sharing Native knowledge in order to increase understanding and build relationships—something that resides deep in her roots growing up on the Blackfeet Indian...

Willard Gould: Returning To Our Native Tongue

Willard Gould grew up on the Wind River Reservation. He is former member of the Northern Arapahoe Business Council and a member of the Northern Arapahoe Language Commission. His work has been in substance abuse counseling, domestic violence and family services.  “This...

Peter Aguero: Storyteller and Educator who Believes that Everyone has a Story to Tell

Peter Aguero was born and raised in the wilds of South Jersey. He is a Moth Grandslam Champion, host of Moth Storylams and an instructor for the Mothshop Community Program. He is also the lead singer of The BTK Band, NYC's Hardest-Drinking Improvised Storytelling Rock...

Artistic Director David Dorfman: My Motto is to Invite and Indict!

David Dorfman is the Artistic Director of David Dorfman Dance since 1987, and a Professor of Dance since 2004. He received a Guggenheim fellowship in 2005 to continue his research and choreography in the topics of power and powerlessness, including activism,...

U.S Ambassador Cameron Munter: The Art of Diplomacy

U.S Ambassador Cameron Munter He is the C.E.O. and president of East West Institute a nongovernmental organization that focuses on conflict resolution. Ambassador Munter has been a career diplomat serving in some of the most conflict ridden areas of the globe he...

Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn: YES, Kindness Does Exist and Cultures can Change and You can Help!

New York Times reporters and Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn share their journey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there and how we can learn from others to make a difference. "One of the best ways to fight...

Juan Felipe Herrera: How his Poetry forces us to Confront Society and its Paradoxes

Juan Felipe Herrera is the first Mexican American appointed as the 21st United States Poet Laureate. Herrera grew up in California as the son to migrant farm-workers. His childhood as the son of Mexican immigrants strongly shaped much of his work and he began loving...

Bestselling Author Alexandra Fuller: Passion, Purpose and The Way Forward

Alexandra Fuller wrote a searing memoir about her childhood in Rhodesia as the country struggled to win black majority rule in what is now Zimbabwe, "Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood." While she has not written anything overtly political, she...

Damien Mander: From Special Operations Sniper To Wildlife Conservationist

Damien was a naval special operations sniper in the Australian Defense Force. When he completed his 12th tour of duty in Iraq he traveled around the world to discover his life meaning and passion. He ended up in the African bush face-to-face with the horrors the...

Dr. Jeffrey Lockwood: On censorship and the Free Expression of Ideas in America

Dr. Jeffrey Alan Lockwood is an award-winning author and University of Wyoming professor of Natural Sciences and Humanities Author of "Behind the Carbon Curtain", an exploration of how corporate wealth and power are being used to censor the free expression of ideas in...

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On the Importance of Stories

To misquote a former Wyoming Humanities employee: the humanities are our stories. The stories we tell ourselves determine who we are and what we believe. My misremembering of the exact quote causes this to lose some of its immediate effects, yet the truth it contains...

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Remembering President George H.W. Bush

Today is a National Day of Mourning to honor the late former President George H.W. Bush, who died last Friday night, November 30, at 94. Friends and family will celebrate his life during a memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington on this day. President...

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