Rocky Mountain National Park to expand its Native American representation

Nov. 24, 2017

Rocky Mountain National Park is going back to its roots, expanding its representation of Native Americans with the help of indigenous-focused University of Colorado groups and tribal representatives.

National park may broaden exhibits about tribal nations

Nov. 16, 2017

Rocky Mountain National Park may be getting a historical makeover, one that will deepen and expand the way park rangers and interpretative exhibits share information about Native Americans who have connections to the region.

MSU hosts symposium on Montana author Ivan Doig

Sept. 11, 2017

Beginning in 1978 with the publication “This House of Sky,” Ivan Doig went on to write over a dozen more books of memoir and fiction, most set in the Montana he knew so well.

MSU sets Doig Symposium for Sept. 13-16

Aug. 31, 2017

Family, friends and scholars who study the life and work of the late novelist Ivan Doig will be featured during a four-day symposium scheduled for Sept. 13-16 at Montana State University.

When To Stop Honoring A Questionable Historical Figure? CU’s Had That Debate

Aug. 22, 2017

It’s not just statues of Confederate leaders that lead to debates over controversial figures in U.S. history.

Cody remembered in many ways

Aug. 21, 2017

In 1899 alone, Buffalo Bill’s Wild West traveled more than 11,000 miles in 200 days performing 341 times in 132 communities in the United States.

Colorado’s long history — and uncertain present — with the KKK and other hate groups

Aug. 20, 2017

Hate never left Colorado.

Center of the West Buffalo Bill symposium Aug. 2-5

July 13, 2017

As a part of its year-long centennial celebration, the Buffalo Bill Center of the West’s Buffalo Bill Museum is bringing international scholars and museum professionals to Cody, Wyoming, for a symposium Aug. 2-5.

A Historian of the American West Shares Her Insights

May 1, 2017

Patricia Limerick, well-known historian of the American West, gave a talk at the community center in the town of Burns, Oregon, one evening not long ago with her heart slightly in her throat. Limerick belongs to the small category of historians who are occasionally recognized on the street, and she gives talks all the time.

Three area museums developing a display on the Borderlands of Southern Colorado

April 29, 2017

Officials of El Pueblo History Museum are joining forces with their colleagues in Fort Garland and Trinidad to produce a display titled “Borderlands of Southern Colorado.”