Little Patricia: Portrait of a Fighter ("Mountain West Voices," February 8, 2016)
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, Patricia Netherland tells of the journey that took her from a successful career as an MMA (mixed martial arts) fighter - "Little Patricia Vidonic" - to her life as a single mother and successful entrepreneur in Billings, Montana.
Bletchley Park: A Montana War Bride Looks Back ("Mountain West Voices," December 28, 2015 and May 23, 2016)
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, we hear from Dulcie May Klusmann, who, as a teenager, worked as a code breaker at Bletchley Park, Britain's top secret center for breaking German codes and ciphers.
Finding What You're Here For: A Montana Nun in the Segregated South ("Mountain West Voices," December 14, 2015)
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, Lorraine Rivers Tucker recalls the journey that took her from the rough Montana copper mining town of her childhood, to a Dominican convent in Wisconsin, to Mobile, Alabama in the early 1960s.
I Love You Enough To Give This Knowledge To You: Teaching Cree Language ("Mountain West Voices," November 23, 2015)
In this episode of Mountain West Voices, we visit a remarkable language teacher at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. Dorothy Thunder grew up at Little Pine First Nations Reserve in Saskatchewan, surrounded by the Plains Cree language. Today, the number of young people who speak the language is dwindling. Dorothy has dedicated her life to reversing that trend.