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The Bear River Massacre with Darren Parry
October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us on Indigenous Peoples Day to honor and remember the histories of the Northwestern Band of Shoshone. The evening will feature a Q&A conversation with Darren Parry.
Darren Parry is the former chairman of the Northwest Band of the Shoshone Nation. He is the driving force behind the proposed Northwest Band of the Shoshone Nation Boa Ogoi Cultural Interpretive Center. Parry served on the boards of the American West Heritage Center (Logan, UT) and the Utah State Museum Board. He has also served on the Advisory Board of the Huntsman Cancer Center (SLC, UT). An educator by training, in secondary education with an emphasis in history, Darren graduated from Weber State University (Ogden, UT). During the last year (2019-2020) he ran for election, unsuccessfully, to the U.S. House to represent Utah’s 1st Congressional District. In 2017 he was a recipient of the Esto Pepetua Award from the Idaho State Historical Society, for one who has preserved and promoted the history of Idaho.
This program is made possible with support from Utah Humanities, Weller Book Works, and The Salt Lake City Public Library.