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Trailblazing tribal hospital lands on 'Most Endangered Historic Places' list
Health | National

Trailblazing tribal hospital lands on 'Most Endangered Historic Places' list (June 26, 2018)

As the first Native physician, Susan LaFlesche Picotte was a trailblazer. Efforts to preserve her legacy just got a big boost.

Sherry Treppa: Native women continue to inspire our tribal communities
Education | Opinion

Sherry Treppa: Native women continue to inspire our tribal communities (April 5, 2018)

The tradition of community empowerment driven by women is not only ingrained in the Pomo tribe, it is also deeply embedded in Native culture beyond our borders.

Omaha Tribe working to restore hospital built by first Native American doctor
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Omaha Tribe working to restore hospital built by first Native American doctor (December 21, 2017)

The Omaha Tribe is working with historians and the Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs to restore the historic hospital built in the early 1900s by Susan La Flesche, the first Native American physician.