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Episode 85: Mt. Rushmore: The Good, The Bad, and the Dynamite with Kelli France

podcast Feb 01, 2022

In this episode, Sharon and her guest, Kelli France, talk about the not-so-stellar history of the construction of Mt. Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. A sacred place to the Lakota, Tunkasila Sakpe Paha, or Six Grandfathers Mountain, was transformed in the 1920s and 30s into what we know as Mt. Rushmore. The mountain’s complicated history includes broken treaties, a white supremacist sculptor, 14 years of construction, scads of dynamite, and the 60-foot tall faces of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt, and Lincoln. Join Sharon and Kelli to hear facts about the iconic national memorial, and find out what’s in store for its future.

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About the Guest:

Kelli France is a mom of 4 who went from food stamps to 7 figures. She is the Queen of Confidence empowering women to fear-less & build Beyonce-esque confidence. Kelli is the host of the Fear-LESS Girl Podcast & book club where she has interviewed dozens of bestselling authors on her top 100 Podcast.

As a Thought Leader on Instagram with over 74K followers, Kelli can be found helping women drop-kick their inner mean girl, hosting virtual dance parties, or posting about SoCal life where she boogie boards & eats way too much Mexican food with her fam.

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