March 03, 2014

Audio: Mary-Ellen Kelm on the History Slam Podcast


SFU Historian Mary-Ellen Kelm discusses her book, Wilder West: Rodeo in Western Canada on the History Slam podcast. She talks to host Sean Graham about the rise and professionalization of rodeo, its role in western Canadian development, and the treatment of animals. They also discuss the creation of contact zones in local rodeos and the inclusion aboriginal and women athletes.

The History Slam podcast is produced by ActiveHistory.ca. You can find past episodes on their website and YouTube channel.

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