On Friday, March 26, the Nebraska State Capitol Environs Committee voted to approve a submission by City of Lincoln Parks and Recreation for a bronze sculpture of trailblazing Nebraska Native American physician Dr. Susan La Flesche Picotte to be placed on Centennial Mall in a space next to the Scottish Rite Temple across from the State Office building between L and M streets.

 

The piece, to be sculpted by renowned artist Benjamin Victor, will be completed and dedicated as part of the State’s first Indigenous People’s Day Celebration on October 11, 2021 with further event details forthcoming.

 

Continue reading the Lincoln Journal star’s article by clicking the link below.

https://journalstar.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/statue-of-la-flesche-picotte-first-native-doctor-to-find-home-on-centennial-mall/article_3c5d58cf-580d-5ff9-a468-1b1d86ffca99.html