History

A Legend In Bronze

She was born the daughter of Omaha Chief Iron Eye on the Nebraska frontier and went on to become the first Native American physician. Now Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte is immortalized in bronze near the steps of Nebraska's State Capitol building.

Kay Hall

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