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Episode 1: Yellowstone

Parks by Mary Mathis, Cody Nelson

Episode notes

Yellowstone was the first U.S. National Park, established in 1872. But before Yellowstone was established, Indigenous tribes like Shoshone, Blackfoot, and Crow were living on the land for thousands of years. These are stories of their lives before, the lies and dispossession it took to create the park, and the attempted genocide that followed.

This episode also takes a look at those communities now, the issues that have followed them for decades following their dispossession, and how their culture lives on.

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