Our Wyoming is a collection of short stories highlighting the unique characters and characteristics of our state. From the release of buffalo on the Wind River Reservation, to the artisan blacksmith in a small Wyoming town, to the story behind the way in which some of the unique names have been bestowed upon our communities, Our Wyoming seeks to explore what makes our state uniquely ours.
Every year thousands of Mormon youth travel to Wyoming from across the United States to pay tribute to the pioneers who settled the West. WyomingPBS explores the challenges and lessons learned as they walk, push, and pull their belongings by handcart for over 30 miles across the barren Wyoming plains.
Since 1885 the Shoshone people have been without buffalo on their land. After decades of effort beginning in the 1990’s a coalition of individuals and organizations led by Jason Baldes have taken the first step in returning the North American Bison to their native lands. No where is this action more culturally and ecologically significant than on the Wind River Indian Reservation in central Wyoming.