One crusaded tirelessly for Native American citizenship rights. The other became America’s first Native doctor. Whether translating at Chief Standing Bear’s landmark civil rights trial or working 18-hour days to save her beloved Omaha Indian people, Susette and Sussan La Flesche devoted their lives to pushing the social justice needle on behalf of America’s Native people. UNL Professor of Journalism Joe Starita will tell the story of these amazing sisters.
May 17, 2018