Dawn's Story
Dawn's Story

Dawn is a 55 year old divorcee with 3 adult children. She lives on the reservation with her mother who has severe diabetes. Dawn is 30 pounds overweight and also has diabetes. She received her AA degree from college and has a good career as a tribal councilwoman. She has private insurance through the tribe and is also eligible for IHS services. She has both local and long distance phone service. She is fluent in both her Native language and English. She is a very articulate speaker. She was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. She lives 125 miles from cancer center and has her own vehicle (2000 Ford truck).



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