CPN Executive Officers and Legislators’ September 2022 columns.
CPN District Legislators’ August 2022 columns.
Bozho nikan (Hello friend), I know some of our members are still in the clutch of winter, but we have busted out into spring and summer here. By the time this goes to print, I am sure I will have had to mow my grass a time or two. The joys of living down south. Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Interesting history about Tribal membership I am often asked questions about the history of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation and our standard for who can be a citizen of our Tribe. As most readers are aware, to be on our rolls, a person needs to prove direct descendancy to a person or Read More »
Bozho nikan (Hello friend), I would like to take a minute and thank Chairman Barrett for his column last month. Last year’s fire season in California was the roughest one of my 38-year career. I am blessed to have a career that I love. It is what I have wanted to do since I was Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Greetings from the Central Valley of the Golden State! Late season’s rain has had a significant impact on seasonal rainfall totals. While still below average, any improvement to rainfall totals is critical and definitely beneficial at this juncture. Citrus is in full bloom now. The smell of orange blossom is magnificent, Read More »
Bozho nikan (Hello friend), In April, the federal government began issuing and sending out new Medicare cards. This is being done for privacy reasons and to curtail identity theft of seniors. Medicare made the decision to no longer associate your Medicare number with your Social Security number. Starting in April, Medicare began creating randomly generated Read More »
Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Report on our Birmingham meeting About 50 of us met at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) in mid-March to tour the exhibits and then meet in the BCRI Community Room for a family meeting and lunch. The exhibits were challenging and thought-provoking, and the meeting and lunch were good family Read More »
Bozho nikan (Hello friends), Once again, diabetes is at the forefront of my thoughts. Some of you may know that in 2016, I lost my dad to complications from diabetes, and now my husband has been put in the at-risk category. Along with a reminder to myself, I would like to share again some statistics Read More »
Bozho (Hello), Color and Honor Guard After reviewing what the Citizen Potawatomi Nation Veterans Organization did in 2017, we were busy to say the least. We had an election for the secretary and treasurer positions of the organization. The incumbents Bill Wano and David Barrett both were re-elected to their post. The CPN Veteran’s organization Read More »