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Medicine woman

Lesiak, Christine, (film director,, film producer,, screenwriter.). Nebraska Educational Telecommunications (Organization), (film producer,, production company.).

Summary: Medicine Woman, interweaves the lives of Native American women healers of today with the story of America's first Native doctor, Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915). The one-hour PBS documentary produced by and about women, features historic and contemporary profiles of female healers, starting with Susan La Flesche Picotte (1865-1915) of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.

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  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Nebraska] : NET, Nebraska PBS Station, [2016]
  • Distributor: [Lincoln, Nebraska] : Distributed by Vision Maker Media

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Meet the first Native American doctor and the women who follow in her footsteps."--Disc label & Container.
Originally produced as an episode of the television series.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Edited by Pat Aylward.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Joy Harjo; voice of Susan Picotte, Irene Bedard.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1.
Language Note:
In English; closed-captioned in English.
Subject: Picotte, Susan LaFlesche 1865-1915
Omaha women Biography
Indian women physicians Nebraska Biography
Women physicians Nebraska Biography
Physicians Nebraska Biography
Indian women physicians
Omaha women
Women physicians
Physicians, Women
Indians, North American
Health Services, Indigenous
Community Health Services
Genre: Biographical films.
Documentary films.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction films.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Lummi Library DVD 29 R 154 .P53 M43 2016 289050 DVD Available -

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