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


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