Speaker:

Diane Josephy Peavey

The Journey from East to West, Urban to Rural

The westward migration of our early pioneers continues today as a constant influx of “new westerners” fill our communities.  Those of us who make the journey are inspired by many of the same dreams and moral certainties as those we follow.  But other than a new set of dishes from Bloomindales, do we bring anything different to the journey and the resettling?  And what are the cultural and economic implications for those who are here and those of us newly arrived?