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Wyoming Public Media Thanksgiving Program Schedule

Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
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How to listen.

Wyoming Public Radio

Nov 24

9am -12pm Wyoming Sounds THANKSGIVING SPECIAL with host Grady Kirkpatrick featuring roots music, Native American, and Wyoming artists along with the Arlo Guthrie Thanksgiving classic Alice’s Restaurant beginning at 11am.

2pm - Massasoit's Peace Pact with the Pilgrims: Peace Talks Radio. Massasoit was the leader of the Wampanoag Confederacy who negotiated a truce with British settlers of Plymouth Colony that lasted for 40 years in the 1600's, starting shortly after the first Thanksgiving. Hear conversation with American Indian scholars and a filmmaker who fill in the details of Massasoit's attempt to make peace for his people and with the new strangers.

Copper statue of Native American rusted green

8pm Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra (recorded November 12) "French Connection” including works by Ibert , Louise Farrenc and violinist Michael Ludwig performing Brahms Violin Concerto.

Classical Wyoming

10am Giving Thanks - Music and stories that reflect the meaning of gratitude on Thanksgiving. Special guest Ada Limon is the new Poet Laureate of the US She joins our Thanksgiving table to read her poems and talk about how poetry amplifies gratitude. We’ll also revisit other US Poets Laureate who have been guests on Giving Thanks, including Billy Collins, Rita Dove, and Ted Kooser.

pumpkins and flowers

Nov 25

3pm Coming Home: The Return of the Alutiiq Masks- A dramatic story of a culture saving its lost art and history comes to life within the special edition of Earthsongs. (repeats Nov 27 12pm)

Alutiig Mask