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Zitkála-Šá

It’s the last episode of Season 3 of the Gal’s Guide Podcast! Leah talks about the Indigenous gal who was known for way more than just one thing! Zitkála-Šá was an activist, writer, and was the first Native American to write an opera. Learn about this fascinating woman who used her skills and talents to […]

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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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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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Deb Haaland

Rebecca talks about the newly sworn-in Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland. Deb is the first Native American in the role! Learn about this 35th generation New Mexican as well as how the gal pals have reconnected with nature during the lockdown.  Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this month are Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, […]

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Bessie Coleman – Your Gal Friday

Here is a gal who was so fearless that in a time when women, African-Americans, and Native Americans were banned from learning how to fly – she did. In her own words, she “refused to accept ‘no’ for an answer” With nail-biting barnstorming aerial stunt performances, this gal kept you on the edge of your […]