Hospital receives a new teepee

Second powwow timed for Harvest Festival


Last updated 9/6/2017 at 10:04am

Interim CEO Ramona Hicks looks up at light streaming into the teepee at Coulee Medical Center. - Scott Hunter photo

It's not made of concrete and steel, but a new wing, of sorts, was added to Coulee Medical Center last week - a teepee.

The effort was paid for with a grant and is an extension of CMC's ongoing efforts to cater to the whole patient, including a patient's spiritual needs.

About a third of CMC's patients are American Indian, and leaders at the hospital were bothered by an inability to allow, for...

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