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April 29th, 2022

The book "Birthing The West" sits on a blue, black and white woven blanket with a pink pacifier next to it.
Taylar Stagner
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"Birthing the West" is a history hard to come by. Professor Jennifer Hill says many archives don't have many primary sources of reproductive practices.
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  • On this episode, as gas prices and inflation continue to rise, Wyoming businesses try to limit the damage. Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan joins us to discuss whether Wyoming's elections are safe and secure. And a new book talks about birth in the late 1800s and what settler women felt about Wyoming's rural landscape. Those stories and more.
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Bob Beck has been News Director of Wyoming Public Radio since 1988. During his time as News Director WPR has won over 100 national, regional and state news awards.
Caitlin Tan is the Energy and Natural Resources reporter based in Sublette County, Wyoming. Since graduating from the University of Wyoming in 2017, she’s reported on salmon in Alaska, folkways in Appalachia and helped produce 'All Things Considered' in Washington D.C. She formerly co-hosted the podcast ‘Inside Appalachia.' You can typically find her outside in the mountains with her two dogs.
Hugh Cook is Wyoming Public Radio's Northeast Reporter, based in Gillette. A fourth-generation Northeast Wyoming native, Hugh joined Wyoming Public Media in October 2021 after studying and working abroad and in Washington, D.C. for the late Senator Mike Enzi.
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Taylar Dawn Stagner is a central Wyoming rural and tribal reporter for Wyoming Public Radio. She has degrees in American Studies, a discipline that interrogates the history and culture of America. She was a Native American Journalist Association Fellow in 2019, and won an Edward R. Murrow Award for her Modern West podcast episode about drag queens in rural spaces in 2021. Stagner is Arapaho and Shoshone.
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