Introduction to the Storytellers
About Storyteller Mary

Mary is a 45 year old widow who has four children, ages 15, 17, 20, and 22. She has a high school education and lives in the city, but has no personal car. She respects her tribal customs, but is very modern. She works half-time as a secretary, has no insurance and is not eligible for IHS services since she lives in the city. She has local phone services only. She has stage 1 breast cancer. The closest cancer center is 12 miles away. She is an assertive, but not aggressive, communicator.

Names and ages of her children
15 year old = Margaret
17 year old = Caren
20 year old = Joe
22 year old = Lance


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