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Story of Us: The women who shaped MontanaStory of Us: The women who shaped Montana

The inspiring stories of three Montana women who helped enrich Montana as we know today.

About the Show

This documentary examines the extraordinary lives of three women who came from humble beginnings and achieved incredible feats despite obstacles and tragedies along the way. Women have always played important developmental roles in the history of Montana, but often have their contributions overshadowed. The stories of Sarah Bickford, Maggie Smith Hathaway, and Susie Walking Bear Yellowtail are individually unique, but all feature a strong Montana woman aspiring to do better and be better. It is time to celebrate their achievements, understand their faults, be inspired by their determination, and applaud the spirit that drove them to help change and shape Montana. This is a production by North by Northwest and The Extreme History Project. With support from The Montana History Foundation, Humanities Montana, The Montana Film Office, and the Greater Montana Foundation.