Yajmownen

The Band hosts its own podcast, called “Yajmownen,” which means “stories” in Potawatomi. In each episode, you can hear stories of citizens reconnecting with culture, reviving traditions, and reclaiming heritage. We release an episode monthly, on the first Monday of the month. Subscribe to receive notifications of new episodes.

This month's episode is about Jacob Miller. He remembers the first time he ever tried an opiate—a small, white Vicodin pill offered to him at a high school party.

“I fell in love with that opiate feeling, that down, relaxed feeling. I don’t know, different drugs are for different people, and opiates was for me.”

For six years, Jacob was lost in addiction, while his mother, Marci, watched and hoped he would find his way out. Listen to part one of their story in this month's episode of Yajmownen.

 

 

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