*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: Sara 402.438.5231, x131

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


*Low Income Star Tran bus passes are $8.00.
-Contact: Joe Bad Moccasin Jr.


*Every 3rd Wednesday of every month at the Indian Center Inc. Board of Director's Meeting is held at 6pm 
 -Contact Person: Barry Walker 402-438-5231, x9

 

Indian Center Staff

 
Barry Walker
Executive Director
bwalker@icindn.org
402-438-5231, ext 921
 

Mr. Walker is a member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.  He holds an AAS in Human Services from Metro Community College, a BS in Human Services/Social Services Administration, and a MS in progress from Bellevue University in Human Services.  He has over 25 years working in the Human Services/Social Services field with an emphasis on Behavioral Health the past 20 years.  He supervised grants, ancillary, and professional staff associated with the allocated grants.  Budgets were completed initially and modified in accordance with the funders requirements, which were also maintained in compliance with regulatory status.

 

Bobby Robinette Bobby Robinette
Housing/Finance Director
402-438-5231, 113

Robinette has been hard at work at the Center since 1996 and is enrolled Santee Sioux, raised in Niobrara, NE. He holds a B.S. in Business Administration-Accounting, which he earned while a single parent (1994).
Rose Fosler Rose Fosler
Accounting
rfosler@icindn.org
402-438-5231, 111

Rose has been busy as a bee since starting at the Indian Center in March 1996! She received a post-secondary certificate in business and has been in the accounting field longer than most of our clients have been alive.
 
 Sara Zimmer
Commodities  Supplimental Food Program Director 
402-578-1193
 

Sara is a member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska, currently living in Iowa and attending Iowa Western Community College part-time, working towards a Business Administration degree.

As the CSFP Director my goal is to provide supplemental nutrition to clients that fit the income guidelines.  Also, maintain a friendly, yet professional client data base.

 

   
Cuba Dabney Cuba Dabney
Omaha WIA Site Director,
5752 Ames Ave, Omaha, NE 68104
cdabney@icindn.org
Phone: 402-932-3351, or 402-934-2812
Fax: 402-934-2153

Ms. Dabney began working at the Workforce Investment Act Program Omaha site of November 2008. Ms. Dabney is a member of the Omaha Tribe. She serves on the Heartland Workforce Solutions (HWS) Board in Omaha and also is a member of the HWS Youth Council. She is a member of the Native American Achievement Council and a member of the Re-Entry Table Talk Group of Omaha, Nebraska.
Juanita "Jina" Red Nest Juanita "Jina" Red Nest
Scottsbluff WIA Site Director & Youth Suicide Prevention Outreach Worker
1603 2nd Ave, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
jrednest@icindn.org
Phone: 308-632-5100
Fax: 308-632-5145

Ms. Red Nest is Oglala Lakota and Oneida (of Wisconsin) and has been with the Indian Center at the Scottsbluff office since 2004.

 

Joe Bad Moccasin Jr.
Workforce Innovation & Oppurtinities Act Program Director
jbadmoccasin@icindn.org
Phone: 438-5231, EXT 109

Cell: 402-802-1036

 

 

Nettie Grant Sikyta
Program Director
ngrantsikyta@icindn.org
402-438-5231

Nettie is a member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska. She and her husband have four adult children and six grandchildren. She retired from state government (as the Native American Health Liaison for the Office of Minority Health & Human Services, Beatrice State Developmental Center, Office of Economic Development, and the Nebraska Attorney General’s Office) after over twenty-four years prior to joining the staff at the Indian Center as the Youth Suicide Prevention Program Director as well as the Youth Director. She has served on many boards, committees, advisory boards and work groups. She previously served as a member of the Indian Center, Inc. Board of Directors. 

Rose Springer
Native Connections for Life Youth Program Director
rspringer@icindn.org
402-438-5231, 104

Enrolled member of the Omaha Nation, Rose has lived in Lincoln since 1995.  Rose Joined the Indian Center Inc. in 2005 as an Americorps Youth Worker for the youth program.  In 2006 she was hired as the Nebraska Indian Healthy Marriage Project Office Assistant, in 2008 she advanced to the Project Trainer.  Unfortunately, the project sucessfully ended after 5 years, Rose decided to continue her education and completed Business Classes at Bellevue University. Currently, Rose attends the Southeast Community College with a goal to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree.

   
 Greg Donovan

Greg Donovan, M.P.A
Society of Care Project Director
gdonovan@icindn.org
402-438-5231, 135 

Mr. Donovan rejoined the Indian Center in the spring of 2015 to lead the Society of Care project providing mental health services to youth and families. Previously he held management, fund development, and community relations positions with community action agencies, state government, United Way, and the Indian Center. He holds a Bachelor's Degree and a Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in nonprofit leadership.

 

Lucinda Mesteth
Society of Care Assistant Director 
lmesteth@icindn.org
402-438-5231, 130 

Lucinda Mesteth is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Oyate. She originally reigns from Kyle, SD home of the mighty Mustangs. She grew up in Medicine Root District, Three Mile Creek and American Horse Creek running cattle with her many cousins. Lucinda is a veteran and proudly served her country in the Army during the Gulf War. After a long career in warehouse management, she returned to school to attain an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration from Southeast Community College. Currently, she is studying at University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeking dual matriculation in Business Management and Spanish Language. Lucinda has worked in various positions with the Indian Center over the last 5 years (i.e. AmeriCorps, Youth Coalition under the COC grant, Project/Administration Assistant, CSFP and Facilities Director and most recently Society of Care Assistant Director). She also participated as a member of the Indian Parent Advisory Council with Lincoln Public Schools.

 

 
Renee Geller  Renee Geller
Society of Care Navigator, Lincoln
rgeller@icindn.org  
402-438-5231 

Renee Geller is an enrolled member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska.
She is a Native American mother, grandmother, auntie, and wife. 
Renee is a child advocate, Native American advocate and a women's advocate.
As Native people we suffered from poverty, displacement and historical trauma,
yet this does not define us. We also have the strength to overcome those obstacles, and with help, our children are helping to preserve our unique tribal heritages. Renee graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Health Care Administration.
Edison RedNestIII 
Edison Red Nest III
Society of Care Navigator, Alliance area
erednest@icindn.org  
308-430-5661 
402-438-5231, Ext. 129
 
Mr. Red Nest III is a member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe from Pine Ridge, South Dakota.  He has a passion for cultural teachings that he learned from his brothers.  He enjoys teaching Native American values and traditions to Native American youth. He is also the owner of Native Futures in Alliance, NE, a for-profit, drug and alcohol recovery and support business.
 
 
 

 

 

 
Dr. Anitra Warrior
Society of Care Mental Health Counselor, MorningStar Counseling
Phone: 402-405-2182
Email: dr.anitrawarrior@gmail.com

Anitra
 Warrior is an enrolled member of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma.  She was raised in White Eagle, OK and returns home regularly for cultural and family events.  Ms.Warrior is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner who has devoted her clinical work to serving the American Indian population.  She continues to employ culturally appropriate methods for service delivery and strives to create a system of care that promotes holistic healing for the people she serves.

Ms. Warrior graduated from Little Priest Tribal College in Winnebago, NE with an Asssociate of Arts Degree in Liberal Arts.  She then transferred to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology and a PhD in August 2015.

 
Willie Austin, BS PLADC
Society of Care Navigator
5752 Ames Avenue
Omaha, NE 68104
Phone: 402-452-0102
Email: williea244@gmail.com
 
Willie holds an Associate's Degree in Chemical Dependency Counseling and a Bachelor 's Degree in Behavioral Science. He has worked as a Residential Addiction Counselor for Catholic Charities in the last  5-years and is an Iraq Veteran who retired with over 20 years of service.
 
   
   
Brittany Parker, BSW

Brittany is an enrolled member of the Omaha Tribe. Her passion is working with children and families and helping to make a difference in their lives. She has been working in the social work field since 2006 (CPS, CFS, Social Services) and in June 2011, Parker became a recipient for the Siouxland Indian Child Welfare Traineeship Project (SICWTP) at Briar Cliff University. She graduated from BCU with a Bachelors in Social Work degree in May 2014.

Ms. Parker came on board with the Indian Center as the Social Service Navigator for Society of Care in August 2015.

 

Grace Johnson, PMLHP, PLADAC
Society of Care Mental Health Counselor, Omaha
Phone: 402-708-0237
Email: gjohnson@icindn.org

Married with two children, Mrs. Johnson is an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Nation, having grown up on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in South Dakota. After graduating high school, she attended Creighton University in Omaha where she studied Psychology. After college she worked in the Omaha Public Schools office of Native American Indian education and as an outreach worker for the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska. After this experience, she decided to become a Drug and Alcohol Counselor. More recently she worked as a Family Support worker with Better Living Counseling Services in Fremont, NE. She received her Master's Degree in Counseling at Bellevue University. Currently, she is a dual-licensed Mental Health Therapist and Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Her focus is on Historical Trauma issues facing Native American families and communities. 

   

 

 

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