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A collaborative effort between scholars, intellectuals, journalists, and anyone else who thinks about or writes on the North American West, to create a forum for thoughtful conversation about the history of the region. serves as a platform for those who are interested in delving into this vast and complex region’s past, present, and future. The blog launched October 1, 2012 at I encourage you to check out the latest posting on the region.


Essential Reading on the Incidents at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge,”, January 10, 2016.

Cliven Bundy Revisited,”, January 4, 2016.

Understanding Cliven Bundy,”, April 21, 2014.

In Case You Missed It … Street Art on the Navajo Nation,”, November 23, 2012.

The American West in Three Dimensions,”, November 23, 2012.

The West Against Itself: The Keynote Address at the First Western History Association Conference,”, October 3, 2012.