November 13, 2019

Alzheimer’s and dementia negatively influence minority populations

According to a study published in 2016, American Indian and Alaska Native elders have higher Dementia incidence rates than their Latino, Pacific Islander, white and Asian American peers, with 22 cases for every 1,000 elders.
April 5, 2019

Boyles’ gourd art connects the community in Kansas

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation Community Building in Rossville, Kansas, fosters kinship through a wide variety of classes. Elders, in particular, gather at the center for companionship and fun. Tribal member Judy Boyles teaches a gourd decorating class on occasion and appreciates the outlet.
February 8, 2019

On writing with George Godfrey

Tribal elder George Godfrey takes inspiration from CPN history and culture to write non-fiction books as well as fictional and historical fiction novels.