Greg Smoak on His Book “Western Lands, Western Voices: Essays on Public in the American West”

Date: June 27, 2022 (Season 4, Episode 14: 59 minutes & 21 seconds long). Click Here for the BuzzSprout version of this Speak Your Piece episode. Are you interested in other episodes of Speak Your Piece? Click Here. The above photo is of two Plains Indians, part of an “Old West Show” performance group at the 1911 Utah State Fair …

How San Juan County Nearly Became a Ute Reservation: Greg Thompson on Ute Leaders, National Politics, Cattle Companies, Miners, and the Mormons, 1870s-1890s.

Date: 05.07.2020 (Season 1, episode 11; part one: 30: 41 min., part two 26.50 min.): To hear the BuzzSprout versions of this Speak Your Piece episode, click here for part one and part two. The above image is of a 1873 cropped map that shows Indian reservations within and around the Utah Territory. With the discovery of gold and silver …