Winneshiek – Native American Nurses
Photograph of Native American nurses.
Original caption reads:
All Real America Most Sincere In Their Chosen Profession.
Hospital Staff Seated: Dr. Menger and Miss Cornelius, the nurse. Standing Left to Right: Alice Crowe, Cornelia Eastman, Emily Moran, Amy Atsey, Mary Largen, Grace Maybe, and Julia Heaney.
Collection: Carlisle Indian School
*UPDATE ON THE UPDATE AT END. SLIDE 4*
*Just a lil update on the update: she has improved little by little, day by day, & is coherent and talking. She said the nurses are all so good - because they are mostly Natives. So I gathered a few posts about Native nurses at the end of this blog for appreciation*
HERE UPDATE ON THE UPDATE:
Ann Callahan is actually our Kokum's sister.
From the mid-1950s onward, numerous women attended licensed practical nurse and registered nurse assistant programs, including Elizabeth Jonathan, of Whitehorse, Yukon, (left) and Violet Harry, of Courtenay, British Columbia, students at the Vancouver Vocational Institute.
The Indigenous Nurses Who Decolonized Health Care
by Mary Jane Logan McCallum Oct 7, 2016
Margaret Moss, Native Nurse
BY STEFANI KIM AUGUST 27, 2018 A groundbreaking textbook explains how old practices and modern medicine can work together for indigenous patients’ spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical health.
From Facebook: Native Women's Resource Centre of Toronto