Medicine Woman

The Legacy of America’s First Native Doctor

Clip | 2m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

As her daily journal testifies, Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte responded tirelessly to the needs of her people for a healer, translator, advisor and friend. Before her death in 1915 she fulfilled her dream of building a hospital on the Omaha reservation, a place of healing open to everyone.

Aired: 10/31/16

Rating: TV-PG

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