Medical student Brandon Postoak shows an X-ray as he speaks to high school students taking part in a hands-on examination of human bones on Oct. 4 Oklahoma State University OKC in Oklahoma City. The field trip is part of the American Indian Science and Engineering Society National Conference being held at the Cox Convention Center. CHRIS LANDSBERGER/THE OKLAHOMAN VIA AP
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – A group of Native American high school students handled human bones and organs during a recent field trip designed to spark their interest in science and medicine.

Taking the students on a tour of the 206 bones in the body was Brandon Postoak, a first-year medical student at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Health Sciences.

Postoak is Chickasaw and Choctaw, which makes him an important role model, said Kent Smith, a paleontologist and anatomy professor.
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Events consist of a Family Adoption Panel, a film screening of “Mankiller” and the Learning Indigenous Arts workshop series sponsored by the Oklahoma Arts Council.
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Goodrich comes to Kenwood to help tutor students in math and reading as well as assist the athletics coach.
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