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Q & A: University of Oregon Historian Discusses Pioneer Statue

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This week, University of Oregon students and faculty protested the Pioneer statue on its 100 year anniversary. KLCC’s Melorie Begay sat down with Marc Carpenter, who studies U.S. and Indigenous History at UO, to learn more about the artist behind the monument. 

Melorie Begay is a multimedia journalist for KLCC News. She was the Inaugural KLCC Public Radio Foundation Journalism Fellow. She has a bachelors in Multimedia Journalism from the University of New Mexico. She previously interned at KUNM public radio in Albuquerque, NM and served as a fellow for the online news publication New Mexico In Depth.
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