THE WESTERN WOMAN Rattlesnake Kate Slaughterback


THE WESTERN WOMAN Rattlesnake Kate Slaughterback

The day “Rattlesnake Kate” Slaughterback (armed with only a rifle, 4 bullets, and a “No Hunting” sign) successfully shot, slashed and smashed her way through hundreds of rattlesnakes to save herself and her son, a legend was born. But that’s just the beginning of her story…

Olivia is on location at the Greeley History Museum with Grammy-nominated musician and composer Neyla Pekarek (formerly of The Lumineers), whose musical Rattlesnake Kate premiered in 2022 at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts.

Kate Slaughterback’s letters were read by Emma Porter, and “Rattlesnake Kate’s Passionate Love” was performed by Mark Henderson.

Music featured in this episode by Neyla Pekarek, Quincas Moreira, Nat Keefe and The Bow Ties, Zachariah Hickman.

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