American West http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Challenging Invisibility: UW Class Discovers Black History In The West http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/challenging-invisibility-uw-class-discovers-black-history-west <p>Racial diversity is not one of the things for which Wyoming is best known. According to census data, only one-point-five percent of the state’s population is African American. Now, a class at the University of Wyoming is documenting the largely untold history of black people in the West. The class is confronting black invisibility—real and perceived.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21:00:02 +0000 Micah Schweizer 57400 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Challenging Invisibility: UW Class Discovers Black History In The West Colorado Basin states cut back water flow to deal with low reservoir levels http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/colorado-basin-states-cut-back-water-flow-deal-low-reservoir-levels <p></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 21:41:39 +0000 Irina Zhorov 45480 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Colorado Basin states cut back water flow to deal with low reservoir levels Exhibit showcases National Geographic’s greatest photography of the American West http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/exhibit-showcases-national-geographic-s-greatest-photography-american-west <p></p><p>An exhibit of National Geographic’s greatest photographs of the American West is opening in 10 cities across the country this weekend, including Cody and Jackson. It’s an eclectic mix of both historical and modern-day images, which are meant to showcase the nuances and complexity of the West. The National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson spearheaded the show … the museum’s CEO Jim McNutt joins us now to talk about it. He tells Willow Belden that figuring out how to organize the photos intelligently took some creativity.</p><p></p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 20:53:14 +0000 Willow Belden 31951 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Exhibit showcases National Geographic’s greatest photography of the American West