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National Healthy Aging Month

Biskinik News

CNO honors elders through programs, services designed to promote healthy aging

Staying active later in life important to healthy aging.

Biskinik Assistant Chief’s Column

Join us for Labor Day

September is here, and like everyone else, I am excited that we will be able to celebrate Labor Day in person with each other this year!

Ella Barbush

Biskinik People You Know

Barbush wins Native Youth Golf Championship

Ella Barbush won the girls 16-18 division at the NB3 Foundation Native Youth Golf Championship in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Biskinik Obituaries

Genevieve Marie Newman

Genevieve Marie Newman passed away July 25, 2022.

Biskinik Leadership Speaks


Webster defines brainwashing as "a forcible indoctrination to induce someone to give up basic political, social, or religious beliefs and attitudes and to accept contrasting regimented ideas." Every human being is brainwashed to some degree by one philosophy or another. If the right kind of "wash" is used, there is nothing wrong with brainwashing.

Ishta Wabaunsee

Biskinik People You Know

Wabaunsee crowned National American Miss Kansas Teen

Ishta Wabaunsee will be attending the National Pageant to be held in Orlando, Florida, during Thanksgiving week.

Sheryl Bichsel

Biskinik Obituaries

Sheryl Bichsel

Sheryl Bichsel, 56, passed away July 24, 2022.