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    Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte – Omaha

    Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte (June 17, 1865 – September 18, 1915) was the first American Indian woman to become a physician in the United States. Of Ponca, Iowa, French and Anglo-American descent, she grew up with her parents on the Omaha Reservation. She went to college at the Hampton Institute and, in 1889, got her medical degree at the Woman’s Medical College of Pennsylvania (WMCP) in Philadelphia.

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