How Four Nuns Became the First Native American Women to Serve in the US Military

U.S. Army nurses pose for an undated photo during the Spanish-American War.

Originally published by The 19th. In an old black and white photograph, four nuns flank a priest at a U.S. military hospital in Havana, Cuba. Their severe expressions speak to the harsh conditions they had faced during the Spanish-American War — from the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota to military camps in Florida, […]