Indian Center Taco
*INDIAN TACO FUNDRAISERS are held the last Tuesday of each month (11:30am-1:00pm)
-Contact Person: Kathleen Harlan 402-438-5231, x131

*AA Meetings are held Monday-Friday from 5:15pm-6:15pm (Group name: Happy Hour).

*Perishable food distribution is every Thursday at 10:00am.
-Contact Person: Kathleen 402.438.5231, x131

*Food Boxes are assembled every Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 1:00-3:00pm.
 -Contact Person:Kathleen 402.438.5231, x131

corn soup & fry bread by Edna Freemont
*Senior Lunch Program is held M-F from 11:00-12:00pm.
-Contact Person: Kathleen 402.438.5231, x131

*Low Income Star Tran bus passes are $8.00.
-Contact: Jacinda Stabler 402.438.5231, x105

*LEGAL AID for Native Americans, Attorney visits for face-to-face consultation on the 2nd Thursday of each month, 9:00am-noon.
-Contact: Jacinda 402.438.5231, x105
*FREE Income Tax Preparation offered year-round by appointment.
-Contact: Jacinda 402.438.5231, x105

*Youth tutoring sessions are for those who need assistance with Math, History, Science, English, & Writing, and all tutors are required to continously check each students grades and access the pinnacle for missing assignments as they assist the students.  The Youth Program currently serves ages 10-18, and all parents will be contacted and encouraged to support their child in any way that they can. Transportation is available to the first 12 students, and parents are encouraged to transport if the bus is full. 
-Contact Person: Rose Springer at 402-438-5231, x104

*Every 3rd Wednesday, every other month Indian Center Inc. Board of Director's Meeting is held at 6pm 
 -Contact Person: Clyde Tyndall 402-438-5231, x102


Board of Directors

(First Row from left to right): Edna Fremont, Georgiana Lee, Earl Pilcher, Jr. and Alfred White Eyes
(Second back row from left to right): Bennie Shobe, Wayne Svoboda, Joe Rousseau, Gerald Pond, Clyde Tyndall




Joseph B. Rousseau, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe



Mr. Rousseau is an enrolled tribal member Owohe Nupa Lakota at the Cheyenne River Sioux reservation. He was raised in a single parent household in Norfolk, NE. He attended Northeast Community College for one semester after graduating High School in 1990. Then he enlisted into the United States Navy and left for Boot Camp in January of 1991. Upon his honorable discharge he returned to Nebraska to attend UNL. He has earned a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction focused on educating for diversity, and also an Education Administration Certificate. He currently is an Administrator within Lincoln Public Schools for the Expelled Student Program. He also serves on the Lincoln Public Schools Indian Parent Advisory Committee. He is married and has four outstanding children.


Georgiana Lee, Navajo

Board Member


Georgiana Lee, a member of the Navajo tribe, is Vision Maker Media’s Assistant Director. She manages films created for PBS, including the organization’s open call for proposals, and works with independent Native American producers. She also oversees the organizations acquisition program and manages the biennial Vision Maker Film Festival. Lee received her Bachelor in Journalism from Creighton University in 2006 and film producing certificate from the College of Santa Fe in 2007. Lee’s experience includes producer, location manager, and unit production manager with the New Mexico Filmmakers Intensive. Before joining Vision Maker Media, Lee worked in Montana as a field organizer for Barack Obama’s Campaign for Change on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Lee currently serves on the board of the National Alliance for Media Art and Culture (NAMAC) and co-chairs the Southeast Nebraska Native American Coalition (SENNAC).






Alfred WhiteEyes, Omaha

Board Member



Wayne Svoboda

Board Member


Wayne worked at the Indian Center from 1983-1995 beginning as the CETA then JTPA Director (now called Workforce Investment), Assistant Executive Director and finally as Interim Executive Director. He has worked in nonprofits almost 30 years: YWCA of Lincoln, Council of Family, Ethnic and Community Centers and Volunteer Partners. He started the Cultural Centers Coalition in 1999. Wayne has a BS in Psychology and a Masters in Business Administration from UNL. Personally, he’s been married 30 years, enjoys hiking/backpacking, photography and visiting National Parks. Finally, he is a cancer survivor. "When you get to 50, have a colonoscopy!"







Earl Pilcher, Jr., Omaha

Board Secretary








Bennie Shobe
 Board Member







Edna Fremont, Omaha
Board Member



Gerald Pond, Assiniboine
Vice Chairman


Mr. Pond has a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Sciences from the University of North Dakota and an Associate of Arts degree in Marketing from Nebraska Indian Community College. He is an enrolled tribal member of the Assiniboine. Previously he has worked with the WIA program and the Youth Suicide Prevention Program at the Indian Center. Currently, he is employed at the Mark of Honor Youth Lodge. He has been married for over 30 years and has a daughter attending UNL and a son at Lincoln High School. Mr. Pond has experience in strategic planning, writing policies & procedures, and senior managment.     


Indian Center Inc.
Phone: 402.438.5231
Fax: 402.438.5236
1100 Military Road, Lincoln, NE 68508