History Detective is a podcast for teachers, students and lovers of history. It delves into stories from the past that don’t always get told in the textbooks. Every episode will include an original song that compliments the topic. This is a classroom friendly resource that aligns with history curriculums.
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Now if you have been one of the people swept up in the TV show Alone, you are going to love this episode, because Ada Blackjack, is a woman, who makes the Alone contestants look like amateurs. Ada Blackjack was stranded on Wrangle Island, in the Arctic Ocean, for more than 2 years. Her four male explorer companions all perished in the harrowing conditions. Not only that, when she arrived on Wrangle Island, she had zero survival skills. Everything she learned, she taught herself after the men had disappeared and died.
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All music written and performed by Kelly Chase.