Brie Ripley learned to make radio as an intern for KNKX's Sound Effect and KUOW's The Record; she was mentored by producer Arwen Nicks and editor Jeannie Yandel. She joined Yellowstone Public Radio's news team in 2016.
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For the first time in 130 years, the Eastern Shoshone Tribe welcomed a newborn baby buffalo on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming.
The cute calf with high spiritual importance to the Eastern Shoshone was nearly eradicated by white settlers in the 19th century—so this spring birth marks a new approach and celebration of restorative justice.
The ACLU Montana is investigating a human rights complaint at Montana State University-Northern in Havre. The Sweetgrass Society, a Native American student group, says there’s a deeper issue on campus—and it's been going on for months.
"I felt trapped in Laramie working in ASUW when there was no one in the community talking about what happened in Orlando," said Wolfgang. "So I felt that a significant way of showing solidarity and inclusion for the LGBTQ community during Pride Month—which is in June—in Laramie was well needed."