Native American Doctor: The Story of Susan LaFlesche Picotteby Jeri Ferris
A biography of the young Omaha Indian woman who became the first Native American woman to graduate from medical school.
Children's Literature - Marilyn CourtotBlack and white photographs illustrate the life of Picotte who was the first Native American woman to obtain a medical degree. Her life was complicated by the conflicts of her upbringing in Native American, and the need to be a part of the society that provided her education and training. The book has been widely reviewed and is the recipient of many awards.
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