Episodes about "pacific northwest"

Fr. Pierre-Jean de Smet, SJ

Fr. Pierre-Jean de Smet, SJ

The Jesuit missionary Fr. de Smet met, befriended, and evangelized nearly every native tribe west of the Mississippi in the mid-19th century and, as Tom and Noƫlle Crowe tell us, was prized among nearly everyone for his joy, his wisdom, his holiness, and his tirelessness in bringing Christ to all he could meet.

John McLoughlin, Father of Oregon

John McLoughlin, Father of Oregon

Before Oregon and Washington were US states, John McLoughlin was in charge of essentially all of the Pacific Northwest. He was a larger than life presence.

Stagecoach Mary

Stagecoach Mary

Mary Fields, AKA “Stagecoach Mary,” was a gun-toting, hard-drinking, street-brawling black woman on the Montana frontier, with a soft spot for some Ursulines