184 – Chief Wilma Mankiller

In today’s episode, we honor the legacy of Wilma Mankiller — the first woman to serve as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. From her early life in Oklahoma and San Francisco to her return to Cherokee Nation, you’ll learn all about her incredible career and the many obstacles she faced. Later, enjoy a quiz called “This Ain’t It, Chief”!

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[Music: 1) Joy Harjo, “Mankiller Honor Song,” from RED DREAMS, TRAIL BEYOND TEARS, 2010; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]

124 – El Caudillo: Francisco Franco

Are you ready for more Dictator Data? This week, get into the Spanish spirit with our episode on Francisco Franco. Learn all about the Spanish Civil War, Franco’s role in WWII, and more! Later, cleanse your brain with a quiz on San Francisco and Famous Franks!

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[Music: 1) Judy Garland, “San Francisco,” 1962; 2) Frau Holle, “Ascending Souls,” 2017. Courtesy of Frau Holle, CC BY-NC 3.0 license.]