327 - Olive Oatman - Life among the Mohave

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By Biographics: History One Life at a Time. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Even those who aren't familiar with the name "Olive Oatman" are undoubtedly familiar with her photo. The young, dark-haired girl with the solemn expression and distinctive chin tattoo has become synonymous with the hardships faced by the pioneers who set out as a part of America's Westward Expansion, a mass migration that helped shape the middle of the 19th century.

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