Southwest Sampler

Twice monthly, during KSUT's Morning Edition

Southwest Sampler is a regular morning feature on KSUT, featuring audio commentary by Andrew Gulliford, Ph.D., Professor of History and Environmental Studies at Fort Lewis College in Durango.

For Southwest Sampler, Andrew Gulliford presents original audio essays about the history, landscape, culture and people of the American Southwest.

Gulliford is widely traveled in the American Southwest, and writes about it. He's the author of Outdoors in the Southwest: An Adventure Anthology, and Sacred Objects and Sacred Places: Preserving Tribal Traditions, among other books. His column Gulliford's Travels appears regularly in the Durango Herald, and some of his essays have been published in High Country News and Mountain Gazette.

Gulliford also leads adventure tours by raft, horseback and other means.

The feature will air twice monthly during KSUT's Morning Edition, and all essays will be archived here.

Condors in the Canyons

Mar 13, 2017
Courtesy of Chris Parish, Peregrine Fund

Essayist Andrew Gulliford ponders the past, present and future of the ancient bird, now thriving again among northern Arizona's Vermillion Cliffs.

Finding the Mother Road

Feb 2, 2017

Fort Lewis College history professor Andrew Gulliford travels Route 66 in his latest essay for KSUT's Southwest Sampler.

Stories On Stones

Jan 19, 2017
Andrew Gulliford

A seemingly ordinary hike through the canyons of southern Utah turned into an extraordinary experience for Fort Lewis history professor Andrew Gulliford.

Courtesy of Andrew Gulliford

KSUT contributor and history professor Andrew Gulliford teaches the Antiquities Act in some of his classes at Fort Lewis College. We interviewed him recently about Bear's Ears. He also offers his opinions of the politics surrounding the declaration.

Archaeologist Florence Lister, an Appreciation

Dec 7, 2016

Florence Lister's students say she had a particular way of making the ancient past interesting. The well-known archaeologist died in her Mancos home in early September. But her legacy lives on.

Andrew Gulliford

Fort Lewis College Professor Andrew Gulliford presents original essays on the history, landscape, culture, and people of our region. Listen for the first episode this Wednesday morning at 7:42.