Bold Women in Montana History by Beth Judy
- Published in Montana
- 252 pages
- ISBN-10: 9780878426768
Montana is home to many things: a unique landscape, a wide variety of wildlife, and a rich history. Part of that rich history is some of the most unique women to ever live in Big Sky Country. In Bold Women in Montana History, you will get a peek at that history through the lives and stories of 11 of Montana's most proud and powerful women. From Jeannette Rankin, the first woman who hold a U.S. federal office, to Pretty Shield, a Crow medicine woman whose story is some of the first written record of female Native American life, you'll get a true taste of the famous woman who made Montana what it is today.
Beth Judy grew up in Chicago but now lives in Missoula, Montana. She received her MFA from the University of Montana and was a producer for Montana Public Radio for 20 years. Her love of Montana's history is ever-evident in the pages of this book. So whether you're giving this book to a history buff or a proud woman, Bold Women in Montana History is sure to become a fast favorite!