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The First American Indian Doctor

Clip: 06/17/2020 | 11m 37s Video has closed captioning.

Susan La Flesche Picotte became the first American Indian woman to graduate from medical school, and is notable for founding an independently funded hospital on the Omaha reservation in Nebraska.

Aired: 06/17/20

Rating: NR

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