We've set up a temporary phone line. The Indian Center can be reached at (531) 500-5717. The center is also open for business as usual!

Thank you!

Native Connections for Life Youth Program

"Welcome Back Celebration!"

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Donate to support our Native Youth

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The Native Connections for Life Youth Program

If you child would like to join the Youth Program, please click on the Intake & waiver forms below.  Bring them into the office, a light meal will be served and transportation is avilable.  Mike Wolfe at 531-500-7139 for more information.

 Youth Intake Application and Wavier


Clinic With A Heart
Monday, March 5 is the first Monday of the month.  We have a medical and chiropractic clinic at this time.  For this Monday Clinic if you have a client you wish to refer, I will accept a reservation and save them a spot.  We only do this for the first Monday of the month clinic; all our other clinics are first-come, first-serve. Our doors open at 4:00 p.m.  We are located at 1701 S. 17th Street, Suite 4G (lower level).
Also, World Oral Health day will soon be here.  Saturday, March 10.  On that day, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. there will be free dental screenings, oral health education, blood pressure and diabetic screening.  This event takes place at the Malone Community Center, 2032 U Street

 AA Meetings

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

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

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

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

Board of Director's Meeting
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


Apply online in English or Spanish for assistance including food stamps, ADC/TANF, Medicaid, Kids Connection, and Low Income Energy Assistance

Search for rental housing in Nebraska:
Results can be filtered by those which accept Section 8 Housing vouchers.

Find childcare providers:
Search by school district or zipcode, using the blue box on the right side of the page.

Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs:

Collection of Best Logistics and Cargo Transportation Sites:
by Lisa Harlan
Her goal is to spread the word of these informative sites she
researched for anyone looking for a start in the Logistics field or just gain
basic knowledge.


Native American Home Loan Information:

1st Tribal Lending-
A lending company specifically dealing with home loans for Native Americans. 
HUD Section 184 Home Loan, is a loan program specifically designed for Native Americans, that includes Alaskan Natives. The Loans can be used for on as well as off tribal lands, and can be used for new development, reconstruction, purchase of an existing home, and refinance. 

Internship website for college students: 


Youth Workforce Resource:


Adult Workforce Resource:

Get Connected through useful job search websites:

Guide to Internships: Search tools to find an internship; tips and tricks to help you land the internship of your dreams; and an interview with career expert and author Dana Manciagli

Youth Education & Supportive Services (YESS) Lincoln One Stop Employment Solutions
Youth Services for 16-21 year olds in Lincoln to increase knowledge and gain work readiness and occupational skills, obtain a High School Diploma, enroll in and remain in postsecondary education, find and keep employment, work experience. These are WIA Title I financially assisted programs and activities are equal opportunity employer/programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Center for Native American Youth
This website is a great resource for scholarships/fellowships/internships/conferences and other great events happening in Indian Country.


Indian Country Today Media Network Resource for Scholarships:

Catching the Dream Scholarship Website:

American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) Website:

Native American Scholarship Information
Some of this information may be older, but contact the organizations directly to get new updated materials  /Content/Media/File/native-scholarship-information.pdf

**Information below was obtained on the Black Hills State University Website at:

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
Education Services
PO Box 590
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
Phone: 1-800-898-2778
Fax: 605-964-7881
Full academic year due: June 15
Spring semester only due: November 15
Summer session due: April 15
Maintain a 2.0 GPA; Complete a semester with no less than 12 credit hours

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe
BIA Crow Creek Agency - Higher Education Grant Program
Po Box 139
Fort Thompson, SD 57339
Phone: 605-245-2221
Fax: 605-245-5470
Fall semester/quarter due: July 15
Winter quarter due: November 1
Spring semester due: November 15
Spring quarter due: January 15
Mantain a 2.0 GPA; Enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit hours)

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe - Higher Education Committee
Po Box 283
Flandreau, SD 57028
Phone: (605) 997-2853
Spring Quarter due the first week in February
Summer Semester/Quarter due the first week in June
Fall Semester/Quarter due by the first week in august
Spring Semester/Winter Quarter due by the first week in December

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe
Lower Brule Sioux Tribe - Post Secondary Education programs
Lower Brule, SD 57548
Phone: (605) 473-9232
Fax: (605) 473-5462
Fall SemesterQuarter due by June 15
Winter Quarter due by November 1
Spring Semester due by November 30
Spring 2nd Quarter due by January 15
Summer session current seniors only
Full time student (12 credit hours)
2.0 GPA

Oglala Sioux Tribe
Po Box 562
Pine Ridge, SD 57770-0562
Phone: (605) 867-5338 or 1-800-832-3651
Fax: (605) 867-1390
Academic Year- June 15th
Spring Term Only- November 15th
Summer Session- April 1st

Rosebud Sioux Tribe
Po Box 130
Rosebud, SD 57570-0130
Phone: (605) 747-2375 or 1-877-808-3283
Fax: (605) 747-5274
Fall Semester- July 15th
Spring Semester- December 1st
Summer Session- April 1st
Apply for a Pell Grant
12 or more credit hours

Sisseton- Wahpeton Dakota Oyate
Po Box 689
Sisseton, SD 57262-0689
Phone: (605) 698-3966
Fax: (605) 698-3132
Fall Semester- June 15th
Spring Semester- December 15th
Summer Session- No fund available
Freshmen need to keep a GPA of 1.5, other years need to keep a 2.0
9 or more credit hours

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
Office of Higher Education
Po Box D
Fort Yates, ND 58538
Phone: (701) 854-8546
Fax: (701) 854-2175
Fall Semester- June 1st
Spring Semester- November 30th
Summer Session- April 30th

Yankton Sioux Tribe
Ihanktonwan Community College
Po Box 295
Marty, SD 57361
Phone: (605) 384-3997
Fax: (605) 384-3994
Regional Tribal Higher Education

Northern Cheyenne Tribe
Northern Cheyenne Tribal Education Department
PO Box 307
Lame Deer, MT 59043
Phone: (406) 477-6567
Fall Semester/Quarter- March 1st
Winter/Spring, Quarter/Semester- October 1st
Summer Session (Seniors needing credits to graduate from college if funding is available) - April 1st

Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Education department, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska
Po Box 687
Winnebago, NE 68071
Phone: (402) 878-3202
Fax: (402) 878-2963
Fall Semester Application and CIB due by April 15
Winter/Spring letter of admission, App, and CIB due by October 15
Summer Session Application and CIB due by April 15

Omaha Tribe of Nebraska
Education Department
Po Box 368
Macy, Nebraska 68039
Phone: (402) 837-5357
Fax: (402) 837-4027
Full Academic Year- July 1st
Second Semester- November 15th

Ponca Tribe of Nebraska
Department of Education
201 Miller Avenue
Norfolk, NE 68701
Phone: (402) 371-8834
Fax: (402) 371-7564
Fall Semester- August 30th
Spring Semester- January 1st
Summer Session- June 1st
12 ore more credit hours
2.0 or higher GPA

Three Affiliated Tribes
414 Frontage Road
New Town, ND 58763
Phone: (701) 627-4112
Fax: (701) 627-2295
Fall Semester- March 15th
Spring Semester- October 15th
12 credit hours
2.0 GPA

Crow Tribe
Baacheeitche Avenue
Po Box 159
Crow Agency, Montana 59022
Phone: (406) 638-3700
Fax: (406) 638-3881

Shoshone Tribe
14 North Fork Road
Po Box 538
Fort Washakie, WY 82514
Phone: (307) 332-3532
Fax: (307) 332-3055


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