Susan La Flesche Picotte spent her life first learning about health and then bringing that knowledge to her Omaha people through education, doctoring, and communicating with the Federal government about what her people needed.
Only 50 years old, she died on September 18, 1915 after an illness of three years.
Rosalie La Flesche Farley
All of Chief Joseph La Flesche's children were quite successful. Susan's older sister, Rosalie LaFlesche Farley (1861-1900) was a woman of rare business acumen and compassion. She served as a resource to her people and has been described as one of the most remarkable women of the state.
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