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A History as Healers

old spanish colonial church
Tumacácori National Historical Park

Native women were integral to developing botanical, herbal, and medicinal knowledge and providing healing expertise in mission communities.

landscape showing remains of a relocation center, in the middle of a vast prairie with mountains
Tule Lake National Monument

Dr. Kazue Togasaki was one of the first Japanese American women to become a doctor in the US and was a physician at relocation centers.

sunset over the city of san francisco
Golden Gate National Recreation Area

The first women in the army were nurses. The U.S. Army General Hospital at the Presidio was the first Army hospital to employ them.

Worlds of Wildlife

Group of baby elephant seals
Channel Islands National Park

Through late winter, elephant seals gather in large colonies along the coast during their breeding season.

Bison head
Wind Cave National Park

Bison form a symbiotic relationship with prairie dogs and can often be spotted near their villages.

Looking up, a circular opening in a rock surface opens to a cloud-dotted sky above
El Malpais National Monument

Some of the most famous residents of El Malpais are bats. About 14 species have been observed in the area or call the park their home.