Podcast – UMFA Exhibits a Disturbing View of Western American History.

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As part of it’s exhibit Go West! Art of the American Frontier from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, queer artist and member of the Catawba Tribe DeLesslin George-Warren will lead Indigenous Corps of Discovery tours. The tours will examine more than eighty original artworks by Euro-American and Plains Indian artists as Delessliin strips away the age-old myths and explains that westward expansion was a catastrophe for native Americans and their culture that usually led to genocide. Roo, as DeLesslin is known, joined Managing Editor Glen Warchol on Salt Lake Speaks.

Listen Below.

Production: Salt Lake magazine

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Interviewer: Glenn Warchol

Guest: Delesslin George-Warren, Art Lecturer and Performance Artist

Sound Recording/Editing: Andrea Kile Peterson