Medicine Woman

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Medicine Woman

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 2:30pm
MEDICINE WOMAN introduces the first Native American doctor and the courageous women who follow in her footsteps. Susan La Flesche Picotte was America's first Native doctor, breaking barriers of race and gender to heal her traumatized people. A century later, Native women from many tribes follow in her footsteps. What have they learned about new ways of healing that can help us all? (Distributed by PBS Plus) Medicine Woman Producer: NET Television
 
 

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