Documentary | Christine Lesiak & Princella P. RedCorn
What does it take to heal a people? That’s the question at the heart of Medicine Woman, a one-hour PBS documentary interweaving the lives of Native healers of today with that of the first Native American doctor. Born on the Nebraska frontier in 1865, Susan La Flesche Picotte studied medicine at a time when few women dared. She graduated first in her Philadelphia class and returned home to a shattered world. She spent the rest of her life working to help her people become whole again.
Release: November. 1 2016
Expiration: November 1, 2021
Distributor: PBS Plus
NOLA: MEDW 000
Rights: Unlimited releases over five (5) years beginning 11/01/2016;
SCH/1YR (for K‐12); and non‐commercial cable rights.