The Nez Perce Tribe historically was a nomadic tribe that roamed the Plains. The tribe is known for their use of color in beadwork using… Read More
Reporting from the Center of the West
Through a creative collaboration between the Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Wyoming Public Media, Multimedia Journalist Kamila Kudelska reports about the American West from Cody, Wyoming. Her stories—which include blog posts, audio, and video—can be heard on Wyoming Public Radio, and are also found on Wyoming Public Media's website as well as right here on the Buffalo Bill Center of the West's website.
This unique partnership is made possible through the generosity of the Hal R. and Naoma J. Tate Foundation.
Below, explore Kamila's fascinating stories on contemporary issues in the American West along with its art, history, culture, and much more. She's on the scene...
...Reporting from the Center of the West.
On Saturday July 6, the newly renovated Cody Firearms Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West will reopen its doors to the public. It’s long been home… Read More
The Clark’ s Nutcracker is a high mountain bird located in the Western U.S. The bird is pretty unique for its ability to cache said… Read More
Although the Pony Express only lasted for about a year and half, the mail service has become synonymous with the Old West. The story of… Read More
Frederic Remington was a famous painter who was known for his depiction of the American West. But Karen McWhorter, the curator of the Whitney Western… Read More
The Thompson Submachine Gun was invented in the early 1900s and was originally meant for the battle field. But it became notorious as the gangster… Read More
During World War I, some Winchester Repeating Arms Company employees were eventually exempt from the draft because their skills were essential to the war effort.… Read More
The Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, also known as the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Great Plains were known for being horticultural societies. Women utilized… Read More
In 2011, former curator of the Draper Natural History Museum Dr. Charles Preston received a surprise phone call. “It was a woman just south of… Read More
In the 1820s, Native American diplomats traveled to Washington D.C. to negotiate peace deals with Americans. During that time period, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs,… Read More