CHPT 2: Filling the Void

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LYNETTE ST. CLAIR

Shoshone linguist, cultural preservationist & education consultant on the Wind River Reservation

“Dumu newe’ daygwup gay ah soowahzee.”
”Never forget our language.”



 
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DR. DIANE NOTON

Emergency Room Physician & Rural Doctor

“A healthy community is a happy community, and I wanted to move back to Wyoming to make my community healthy so it could be happy.”

 
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REV. BERNADINE CRAFT

Episcopal priest, former state senator and community advocate in Rock Springs, Wyoming

“Instead of saying I can’t do this because ... I think what you have to do is say I can do this, I just have to figure out how. ”

 
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LORI OLSON

Director of the Upton Municipal Airport, backcountry pilot & rural airstrip advocate

“I don’t care if it’s 10 degrees out. If I’m in my plane, I’m where I need to be.”

 
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MEGAN GRASSELL

Founder & CEO of Yellowberry

“When you grow up in a place where there’s no rules, there’s also no boundaries. You have all this freedom, so you’re building something all the time. I think Wyoming is a feeding ground for the characteristics that it takes to build an entreprenuer. ”