Lander photographer Sara Wiles has been capturing black and white images of life on the Wind River Indian Reservation for 45 years. She shares a selection from her new book for a WyoFile photo essay.
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The history of a prominent geographic feature in the Wind River valley reminds many of Chief Washakie and his leadership.
WyoFile collects some of the favorite images from 2017 and wishes you a happy new year.
“To be able to restore a connection to the buffalo is a way to help heal the past,” Jason Baldes said of ten bison added to the tribe’s herd on Oct. 21.
In a land wracked by poverty, poor health, and trauma, restoration of bison could help resuscitate an oppressed people.