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Mary Golda Ross

Katie talks about the designer of rockets & missiles for Lockheed Martin! Mary Golda Ross was a shining example of a Cherokee Nation education who reached the stars! We don’t even know the fullest extent of her awesomeness because a lot of her work is still classified to this day. Area 51, anyone?  Show Notes […]

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Sacheen Littlefeather

Edan talks about the life of Sacheen Littlefeather before and after refusing Marlon Brando’s Oscar for The Godfather. We also talk about drum circles, sweat lodges and casting more Indigenous People in films and TV.  Show Notes & Extras Gal pals this month are – Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Edan. Bonnie already talked […]

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Elizabeth Peratrovich

Bonnie starts off Indigenous Month with the Alaskan Civil Rights hero, Elizabeth Peratovich. We also pay homage to the native lands that house the Gal’s Guide Library and our homes.  Show Notes & Extras New theme! Indigenous Gals! Gal pals this month are – Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris and Edan. Bonnie’s Etsy Edan’s […]

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Animal Rights Activists

Katie wraps up activist month talking about 4 amazing animal activist gals. Learn about Caroline Earle White who started animal shelters, Margaret Murie who was the grandmother of the conservation movement, Harriet Hemenway who co-founded the Audubon Society, and Genesis Butler the young lady who is on the scene right now daring us (AND THE […]

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Guerrilla Girls

“Do women have to be naked to be in the met?” The Guerrilla Girls asked this question in 1985 and Klaire Lockheart has us still asking today! Dive into a fantastic episode about art history and statistics that will have you ready to buy more art by women!  Show Notes & Extras This month’s Gal-Pals […]

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Wilma Mankiller

Activist month continues with the first female Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller. Gloria Steinem once said that if our country was more fair this woman would have been President of the United States. Wilma was one of the native peoples who reclaimed and occupied Alcatraz Island for 19 months. Learn about this inspirational […]

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Saudi Arabian Women’s Right to Drive

It’s the start of Activist Gals Month and we’re trying to turn anger into positive change. Bonnie talks about 3 amazing women in Saudi Arabia who have fought for the right to drive for women. Learn about Loujain al-Halthloul and her time in jail, Manal al-Sharif leading 100 women behind the wheel, and Ameera al-Taweel […]

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Marjory Stoneman Douglas

The Gal-Pals have settled into the new library space and are ready to get their hands dirty learning about environmental gals. Leah is up first with the “Grande Dame of the Everglades” Marjory Stoneman Douglas. She talks about how she yelled a man for dropping his pen and how she made us want to save […]

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Angela Davis

We wrap up with a rebel gal who was on the top 10 FBI most wanted list but also ran for Vice President. Katie is sharing with us the complex and wonderfulness that is Angela Davis. Show Notes We are on Zoom ’cause COVID The Gal Pals for January are, Dr. Leah Leach, Bonnie Fillenwarth, […]

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Coretta Scott King

Did you know the reason the U.S. has a federal holiday for Martin Luther King Jr is because of the work of Coretta Scott King? Learn about this active participant of peace who was active in the Civil Right Movement before meeting MLK. Show Notes We are on Zoom ’cause COVID The Gal Pals for […]