Creek teen earns recognition for health campaign

Caitlin Baker, a member of the Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma, is being honored for her efforts to improve the health of American Indians.

Baker, who is 14, started the Competitive American Indians Turning Lifestyles Into New Beginnings in partnership with the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic. Through CAITLINB, she talks about diabetes, suicides, drug/alcohol abuse and other issues facing Indian people.

Next month, she will be inducted into the Billie Jean King International Women's Sports Center in the Sports Museum of America in New York City. She is the only Native youth to earn the honor.

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Name recognition (The Norman Transcript 4/16)