Susan La Flesche Picotte: Leader in tribal health with eye toward sovereignty

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Illustration of Susan La Flesche Picotte by Wei Wu; Wei is a graduate student in the Design Studies program at Harvard University Graduate School of Design. Her concentration is Art, Design and the Public Domain.

Photograph of Susan La Flesche Picotte, courtesy of the Nebraska State Historical Society Photograph Collections, is licensed under the public domain.

Cover image by Gordon Johnson from Pixabay.