Our Mission at Indian Center, Inc. is to provide value to the Native American community by creating and obtaining programs that empower self-sufficiency and positive quality of life standards in individuals and families.

 

 

 

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Board Member Laid to Rest: Edna M. Freemont

One of the Indian Center's Board of Directors' longest-serving members, family and community advocate Edna M. Freemont, was laid to rest today at Wyuka Cemetary here in Lincoln, NE. Born on the Omaha Indian reservation, Freemont chose to remain in Lincoln with her children and grandchildren, including an infant grandson lost in 2001, whose plot at Wyuka is just feet from her own.

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Happy New Year

Photo greeting compiled from our New Year's Eve event.

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Back to the 1800s

Total blame was shouldered by the Indian Center for an isolated unfortunate situation last fall during football season. The ramifications have caused much distress for many in the community in ways that most people are likely unaware.

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Show Your Support

Whether it's the gift of a dining room table so that a family doesn't have to eat together on the floor, blankets and clothing for a newborn baby, or a food package to make meals stretch through to payday, the Indian Center is a place that hundreds of people from the Lincoln community and beyond have found to come for help. We aren't an emergency shelter, but people will show up at our doorstep with nothing, seeking direction and any guidance we can offer.

When a single mom hastily relocated to Lincoln to escape an abusive situation, she arrived and found that she was able to receive from the Indian Center a can of formula and diapers for her baby, a bus pass free of charge to look for a job, and some assorted clothing and household items. The children were able to sign up for Christmas programs to receive gifts despite arriving after most holiday program deadlines. The family now regularly attends free cultural events at the Indian Center on the weekends for cultural and more ...

Upcoming Events at the Indian Center

THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016 at 1:00pm the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians will be holding a presentation on the COBELL SETTLEMENT LAND BUY-BACK PROGRAM at the Indian Center, including how to participate, what Indian Trust land is included, offer package contents, determination of sales prices and financial considerations to selling your Indian Trust land.



Historical Trauma presentation May 21


 June 25 Health Fair!


 


MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON regarding our 2016 powwow! Full flier will appear soon as we are currently finalizing details. Powwow committee meetings are held on Fridays at 5:30pm and last about an hour. Any interested community members may attend, be prepared to step up to complete tasks!



The Indian Center is honored to share a sweat lodge with the community. We are humbled and hope to carry on with its rituals in a good way and invite all who may be interested to partake safely here on our grounds. If you have questions about the protocol, contact Mike Wolfe or Greg Donovan at the Indian Center, 402.438.5231.


 friday family nights

Second Fridays Native American Night
Every First Friday
5:30pm-8:00pm
Sponsored by: SENNAC 


 

**Attention Native American WIOA Clients**

If you have moved, changed your telephone number, or changed employment status please notify our office(s) as soon as possible.

WIA Lincoln office (402) 438-5231---Cristi Thaut, cthaut@icindn.org 

WIA Omaha Office (402) 932-3351----Cuba Dabney, cdabney@icindn.org

WIA Scottsbluff Office (308) 632-5100---Jina Red Nest, jrednest@icindn.org

 


**Attention CSFP Clients**

As of Feb. 2014, mothers and children are no longer considered to be CSFP clients due to the Farm Bill Budget Cuts. Important for all clients to meet their appointment dates. For more information please contact Kathleen Harlan at 402-438-5231.  

 


 

In accordance with Federal law and US Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportuntiy provider and employer.


Indian Center Inc.
Phone: 1-402-438-5231
Fax: 1-402-438-5236
1100 Military Road, Lincoln, NE 68508