Jun
9
Fri
19th century Western photography exhibit @ The Big Piney Library
Jun 9 all-day
19th century Western photography exhibit @ The Big Piney Library | Big Piney | Wyoming | United States

Come see stories of the frontier west, including parts of Wyoming history, as told through three 19th century Western photographers: David Francis Barry (Dakota Territory), John C.H. Graybill (Wyoming, Colorado, and Dakota Territory), and L.A. Huffman (Eastern Montana).

Jun
10
Sat
19th century Western photography exhibit @ The Big Piney Library
Jun 10 all-day
19th century Western photography exhibit @ The Big Piney Library | Big Piney | Wyoming | United States

Come see stories of the frontier west, including parts of Wyoming history, as told through three 19th century Western photographers: David Francis Barry (Dakota Territory), John C.H. Graybill (Wyoming, Colorado, and Dakota Territory), and L.A. Huffman (Eastern Montana).

Jun
12
Mon
19th century Western photography exhibit @ The Big Piney Library
Jun 12 all-day
19th century Western photography exhibit @ The Big Piney Library | Big Piney | Wyoming | United States

Come see stories of the frontier west, including parts of Wyoming history, as told through three 19th century Western photographers: David Francis Barry (Dakota Territory), John C.H. Graybill (Wyoming, Colorado, and Dakota Territory), and L.A. Huffman (Eastern Montana).

Jun
15
Thu
Divine Right and Sacred Lands: Reflections on the History and Future of Sacred Land in the 21st century @ Common Ground Farm
Jun 15 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Mary Keller and the Wyoming Association of Churches will present a panel discussion from two Apsaalooke (Crow) tribal members and two Wyoming lawyers about the future of scared land in the 21st century. The format includes a 6:00 pm dinner out at the Common Ground Ranch campground, to be served in their dining area. Dinner will be followed by a 7:00 pm panel to which the public will be invited. Each speaker will have 15 minutes followed by cross-panel discussion and audience questions. The panel includes:

The panel will include:

  • Grant Bulltail, “What Restoration of Tribal Presence on Heart Mountain Means to Me” Crow heritage and the story of a mountain that adopted a people by offering them gifts of protection and healing.
  • Kenneth Chestek, “A Brief History of Manifest Destiny and the Myths of Divine Right in Wyoming” What it means as an elder to work to restore the connection between youth and this mountain. –How a contemporary University of Wyoming law professor is reckoning with the role that a religious imagination of Divine Right played in the development of Indian policies by which American Indians in Wyoming were removed to reservations and subjected to sometimes brutal assimilation policies
  • Chesie Lee, “What Wind River Native Advocacy Center Means to Me” How Chesie Lee has worked as a lawyer for the Wyoming Association of Churches to establish an advocacy center on the Wind River Reservation as she works to restore reverence and respect for the sacrality of the earth in an ecumenical and cross-cultural spirit.
  • Noel Two Leggins “How Tribal Restoration and Governance is Progressing from the Perspective of a Young Tribal Official” How the new generation of tribal leadership is working to inspire the restoration of culture through governance and cultural revitalization.
Jun
21
Wed
Kit Carson in Wyoming and the West with John D. Farr @ Nici Self Museum
Jun 21 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Kit” Carson, was a mountain man fur trapper, explorer, and military leader.   He did not read or write but spoke 12 languages, including Native American languages and is estimated to have traveled 50,000 miles on foot in the western territories.  Learn about the life and times of the famous but unknown “Kit” Carson which included California statehood, the Civil War, early western settlement and war with Mexico.

 

Kit Carson in Wyoming and the West with John D. Farr @ Nici Self Museum
Jun 21 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Join John D. Farr, a lifelong student of Kit Carson and his times for “Kit Carson in Wyoming and the West”. “Kit” Carson, mountain man fur trapper, explorer, and military leader, did not read or write but spoke 12 languages, including Native American languages and is estimated to have traveled 50,000 miles on foot in the western territories. Learn about the life and times of the famous but unknown “Kit” Carson which included California statehood, the Civil War, early western settlement and war with Mexico.

How This Place is Home with Barbara Allen Bogart @ Dubois Museum
Jun 21 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
How This Place is Home with Barbara Allen Bogart @ Dubois Museum  | Dubois | Wyoming | United States

Join folklorist Barbara Allen Bogart for How This Place Is Home.  Bogart explores our deep connections with the landscapes in which we live and how those connections shape our attitudes, values and personal identity. Discover how and where you live affects who you are and how you see the world. Barbara Allen Bogart has a Ph.D. in Folklore Studies from UCLA, served an Associate Professor in American Studies at the University of Notre Dame and Director of the Uinta County Museum in Evanston WY, and is a published author of In Place: Stories of Landscape and Identity from the American West (1995) and Images of America: Evanston (2009)

Jun
22
Thu
How This Place is Home with Barbara Bogart @ Fremont County Pioneer Museum
Jun 22 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
How This Place is Home with Barbara Bogart @ Fremont County Pioneer Museum | Lander | Wyoming | United States

Join folklorist Barbara Allen Bogart for How This Place Is Home.  Bogart  explores our deep connections with the landscapes in which we live and how those connections shape our attitudes, values and personal identity. Discover how and where you live affects who you are and how you see the world. Barbara Allen Bogart has a Ph.D. in Folklore Studies from UCLA, served an Associate Professor in American Studies at the University of Notre Dame and Director of the Uinta County Museum in Evanston WY, and is a published author of In Place: Stories of Landscape and Identity from the American West (1995) and Images of America: Evanston (2009)

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