Medicine Woman.png
Sunday, 3/31/2024
2:00 - 3:00
Koret Auditorium
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

Contact Telephone

Meet the first Native American doctor and the women who follow in her footsteps.

Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915) studied medicine in the late nineteenth century. She graduated and returned home to serve as a doctor to her Omaha tribe. Today, others are also following in her footsteps, Like Susan, these modern day medicine women from the Omaha, Lakota and Navajo tribes continue the work of healing in the face of disease, suicide and mental illness impacting their communities.


Not Rated, 56 mins., Closed Captions (CC) in English