Mountain West Voices

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Mountain West Voices with host, Clay Scott is a program featuring the extraordinary stories of ordinary people throughout the Rocky Mountain West.

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Mountain West Voices
2:52 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Voices From the Rocky Mountain West

3/5/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:" We look back at some of the extraordinary people we've had a a chance to meet during the past year on our travels throughout the Rocky Mountain West.

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Mountain West Voices
12:43 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

The Tendoy Store

Viola Anglin, ca. 1938, Leadore, Idaho

2/26/14: This week on "Mountain West Voices:"  A profile of Viola Barrett Anglin, the owner of the general store in Tendoy, in Idaho's Lemhi Valley. For the last 63 years, Viola has worked in the store 11 hours a day, 7 days a week, and she reflects on the changes that have taken place in her lifetime in rural eastern Idaho.

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Mountain West Voices
8:33 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Nobody Can Move You: Keeping Blackfoot Language and Culture Alive in Alberta

2/19/2014 - This week on Mountain West Voices: Conrad Little Leaf talks about the Blackfoot experience on both sides of the U.S. - Canada border, about cultural and linguistic continuity, and the fight against assimilation.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/111482-nobody-can-move-you-keeping-blackfoot-language-an

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Mountain West Voices
11:44 am
Wed February 12, 2014

The Last Leaf

 

02/12/2014 - 99-year-old Bonnie Preikszas shares stories of life as a rural Montana schoolteacher in the 1930's.

https://www.prx.org/pieces/92256-the-last-leaf

Mountain West Voices
11:48 am
Wed February 5, 2014

Full Circle: A Refugee Teaches English to Immigrants at a Calgary, Alberta College

Linh Huynh

2/5/2014 - Linh Huynh came to Canada as a child with the exodus of the 'boat people' from Vietnam. Today, she helps Calgary's new immigrants, teaching them English, and helping them adapt to their adopted country while preserving their own cultures.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/110522-full-circle-a-refugee-teaches-english-to-immigran

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Mountain West Voices
9:34 am
Wed January 29, 2014

The One Who Takes Care of Children

1/29/2014 - As a child on the Crow Reservation in Montana, Peggy White Wellknown Buffalo was taken from her home and sent to Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding schools out of state, and forbidden from speaking her language. As an adult, she has dedicated her life to helping Crow children connect with their history, their culture and their place.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/78464-the-one-who-takes-care-of-children#description

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Mountain West Voices
9:34 am
Wed January 29, 2014

I Ain't Leavin' My Road Dog: One Man's Perspective on Homelessness

1/22/2014 - Don Schonenbeck shares his perspective on a lifetime of wandering, and on the circumstances that led to his homelessness.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/109755-i-ain-t-leavin-my-road-dog-a-montana-man-s-perspe

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Mountain West Voices
9:33 am
Wed January 29, 2014

On The Marsh

1/15/2014 - On a visit home during the last week of waterfowl season, a man and his father head for the marsh where they have spent thousands of hours; hiding in the cattails, waiting for ducks to come to their hand-carved decoys, and talking about the nature of hunting, and the nature of home.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/72532-on-the-marsh

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Mountain West Voices
9:30 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Crying For Eddie: A Vietnam Nurse Tells Her Story

1/8/2014 - Diane Carlson Evans was a U.S. Army Nurse during the Vietnam War. She survived indescribable trauma, felt resented when she returned to the U.S., and kept her bitterness and her tears inside for many years. Then she founded the Vietnam Women's Memorial Project, and helped hundreds of women vets tell their stories of Vietnam.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/108683-crying-for-eddie-a-vietnam-war-nurse-tells-her-st

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Mountain West Voices
9:18 am
Wed January 29, 2014

A LOT TO GIVE: A Homeless Viet Nam Vet - And Luthier - Makes Ends Meet In Montana

12/18/2014 - A visit with Paul Williams in Helena, Montana - a guitar maker, woodworker, and homeless Vietnam veteran.

http://www.prx.org/pieces/107867-a-lot-to-give-a-homeless-viet-nam-vet-and-luthi

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