Susan La flesche Picotte

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Birthday
17, 1865
Birthplace
Nebraska
Death Date
Sep 18, 1915 (50)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
17, 1865
Birthplace
Nebraska
Death Date
Sep 18, 1915 (50)

About

American physician known for being the first Native American female physician in the United States.

Before Fame

She got her medical degree from the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1889.

Trivia

She founded the first privately-funded hospital on a Native American reservation.

Family Life

Her parents raised her on the Omaha Reservation.

Associated With

She and ballerina Maria Tallchief are both famous Native American women.