Kari Bovee

Anne Boleyn – Did She or Didn’t She? (Part One)

  Anne Boleyn. Everyone knows her name. Countless books, movies, and documentary films have been written and made about the life of this fascinating woman in history, and her relationship with Henry VIII of England. But, one of the mysteries surrounding her—which included witchcraft and plotting to kill the King—contributed to the tragic end of

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Empowered Women of the Southwest – Lozen, Apache Warrior Woman (Part 2)

(continued from last week’s post. Find it here.) After Victorio’s attempts to obtain permission for his people to return to the Mescalero Reservation failed, he and Lozen took action. They encouraged their people to flee in different directions. Lozen took charge of a group of women and children and headed to Mexico. When they approached

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Empowered Women of the Southwest – Lozen, Apache Warrior Woman (Part One)

  Horsewoman. Medicine Woman. Mystic. Military Strategist. Warrior. Empowered Woman. These are just a few of the words used to describe one of the most impressive women in Southwest history and American History. Born in 1840 Lozen, a Chihenne Chiricahua Apache, grew up in the Warm Springs area, or Ojo Caliente, New Mexico. Sister to

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A Born Rebel – Belle “La Rebelle” Boyd – This Month in History

There is something very endearing about women in history who defied social norms and stepped outside of the boundaries the world imposed on them to fight for their causes, their faith, their family, or their beliefs. Belle Boyd is one such woman. This month in history, on December 1, 1863, Belle Boyd, a Confederate spy,

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