Medicine Woman

Medicine Woman

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 9:00pm

Dr. Lucy Her Many Horses (Rosebud Sioux) consults with a patient at the WIC clinic in Mission, South Dakota, on the Rosebud Reservation, October 2014.

Photo by Princella P. RedCorn (Omaha)

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 documentary, produced by and about women, asks the pivotal question:  What does it take to heal a people? 

Medicine Woman airs Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 9 p.m. on WXXI World.