History’s Forgotten Pioneer: The First Native American Doctor By: Carly Stern, The Daily Dose, 4.24.19 https://www.ozy.com/flashback/historys-forgotten-pioneer-the-first-native-american-doctor/93585 As the sun slipped past the horizon, the young girl watched with growing anxiety as an elderly woman struggled to breathe. It was 1873, and they lived on the Omaha Reservation in the northeast corner of Nebraska. The old...

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has awarded the State of Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs a $50,000 grant toward the restoration of the Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte Center.   The award letter explains, “Sharing is fundamental to our Dakota culture, and we are happy to make donations that improve the lives of others across the...

LINCOLN, Neb. – Dr. Adam Thompson will help drive the restoration of the Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte Hospital in Walthill, Neb.  Dr. Thompson will work with the Dr. Susan Executive Committee to support completion of a wide range of subprojects related to the project as well. “I’m honored to be able to serve and help...

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