A glance at Paulette Jordan’s career might tip you to the fact she’s a bit of an anomaly. Yes, she’s a gunslinging, horse-riding single mother. But the 38-year-old Idahoan is also running to become America’s first Native American governor, ever. For this episode of Undercurrent we traveled to Idaho to follow Jordan as she attempted to make history.

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Producer, editing: Dorian Geiger
Senior Producer: Alex Clark