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



Native Connections for Life

Posted by Indian Center, Inc. 09/14/2016

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Indian Center Inc.’s Native Connections for Life is a year-long, open-enrollment youth program serving ages 8-24 with three culture-focused curriculum developed by Native Americans to aid personal development, communication skills, prevent risky behaviors, and support Native youth and communities. Native Connections for Life takes both an evidence-based and holistic approach towards enriching the lives and minds of Native children and young adults.

During the school year Native Connections for Life provides transportation, a light evening meal, homework night, writing workshops, mentors/tutors, ongoing grade assessments, age-appropriate group facilitations, culturally-based teachings, physical activities, and field trips.

Here at Indian Center Inc., the health and wellbeing of Native American youth is our priority. We understand that the success and futurity of Indian Country depends on developing healthy hearts, minds, bodies, outlooks, and attitudes of future generations.

We are committed to helping our Native youth develop the skills necessary to live not only a successful life, but a healthy, empowering one as well; applying culture and ceremony as prevention, we can strengthen Native identity, which is vital to Native youth’s wellbeing and sense of purpose. This guides their personal development and works to heal the intergenerational trauma that pervades all our lives as Native people. By encouraging a positive sense of self through cultural enrichment, we can change a perspective. By changing a perspective, we can change a life. Our number one goal is to support our youth in making healthy, empowering decisions that last a lifetime.

My name is Rose Springer, Native Connections for Life Youth Program Director, and I would like to take a moment to introduce my staff; first we have Sloane Cornelius, Youth Assistant.  Sloane is an enrolled member of the Ogallala Sioux Tribe. She is intelligent, kind, and a dedicated young lady, welcome Sloane.  And last, but not least, Michael W. Wolfe, Youth Assistant.   Mike is an enrolled member of the Omaha Tribe and he brings culture, tradition and spirituality to our youth.  Welcome, Mike.  The Native Connections for Life Youth Program Staff will be working side by side to create a successful program for the youth and their families to learn new skills and achieve their goals as well as enjoy what our new program has to offer. 

Our Native Connections for Life youth program applications can be accessed online at


Contact Rose Springer, Youth Program Director, for more information at (402) 438-5231 EXT 104, Mike Wolfe (402)875-0859 or Sloane Cornelius (402)875-3111.


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