In April 2020, Riggle received the news that The Gates Scholarship organization selected him as one of 300 minority students from across the country for the prestigious program.
Dr. Mosteller operates her practice Tuttle Family Eyecare in Tuttle, Oklahoma. She began volunteering with OAOP while in optometry school, and since 2006, has served in its congress committee and executive committee for education.
This episode is all about COVID-19. Tribal members around the world tell us how their lives have been affected and changed. We’ll also talk to CPN’s lead doctor heading the Tribe’s efforts against COVID-19.
Tribal member Tesha Spitzer and her husband, Igor, live in Zagreb, Croatia, the nation’s capital. The Tescier family descendant moved to Croatia from California nearly 20 years ago, and the two have experienced the COVID-19 pandemic near some of Europe’s most hard-hit countries.
Due to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Tribal member Andy Pecore and other hospital staff have developed and implemented strategic plans to mitigate the virus’s impact on Native American patients.
The Hownikan spoke with several Citizen Potawatomi whose lives, work and studies have been directly impacted since governments across the U.S. took measures to slow COVID-19’s spread.
Stealth bomber pilot and flight instructor Zack Ziegler flew 1,000 feet over the crowds at the Rose Bowl Parade and football game on Jan. 1, 2020. Only a few pilots are chosen for the honor each year.
Tribal member Kevin Roberts made connections with farmers and companies across the Midwest to obtain material he reclaims into benches, charcuterie boards, end tables and more for his business, Migwetch Mtek Designs.
Anishinabe Design focuses on restoring and rehabilitating tribally owned or culturally significant structures. Lockstone said the goal of creating a new purpose from a space that already exists aligns with Native customs and traditions.
Tribal member Peggy Dittberner wanted something to do that would benefit both people and animals. The police department was a perfect fit because they use K-9s.