CPN District 3 virtual meeting

Citizens of District 3 are invited to join Tribal Chairman John “Rocky” Barrett, Vice-Chairman Linda Capps, and Legislator Robert Whistler for an update about Citizen Potawatomi Nation.

District 3 – Bob Whistler: May 2018

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 »

District 3 – Bob Whistler: April 2018

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), We are winding down from bbon (winter), and with the mnokme (spring) season comes new life, which reminded me of the little creatures that silently do their thing to bring us nutrients and other goods supporting our lives. We all see the hummingbirds, butterflies and bees moving about doing needed cross-pollination Read More »

District 3 – Bob Whistler

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), I hope that everyone had a wonderful and joyous holiday season. As mentioned in my December column, I attended the National Congress of American Indians in Milwaukee in October. At this event, there are always many suppliers and contacts from various areas. I especially like to look at the jewelry and Read More »

District 3 – Bob Whistler

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), Since last month’s article, I had the opportunity to attend the National Congress of American Indians in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was a great trip, and I returned with information on a number of subjects. Much of that, I have turned over to Citizen Potawatomi Nation tribal headquarters for review, and any Read More »

District 3 – Bob Whistler

Bozho nikan (Hello friend), The last several months for Texas, Florida, and now Puerto Rico, have been disastrous for many citizens of our country. Also, there have been some breaches of security systems of several firms with the hacking of their systems. As a result, you may want to put a freeze on your credit Read More »

District 3 – Bob Whistler

Bozho nikan (Hello friend), As we know, the last 10 days of August and all of September have had our attention around Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. Many in south Texas, including many of our CPN family members, have lost much. Some may have lost their entire homes, autos and pets. Others, while they did Read More »

District 3 – Bob Whistler

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), I just returned from the Gathering of Nations, held at Walpole Island, Ontario, Canada. As some of you may not know, each year, all nine of the Anishnabe Nations meet at one of the Nation’s locations. The meetings rotate locations so that over a nine-year period, each Nation hosts one of Read More »

District 3 – Bob Whistler

Bozho nikan (Hello friend), For those of you who fly, an item just came to light that involves identity theft. I would ask you, what do you do with your airline-boarding pass once you are on the flight? Leave it in the seat pocket? Maybe just throw it in the nearest trash can you see Read More »

District 3 – Bob Whistler

Bozho nikanek (Hello friends), With the colder weather and more time at home and indoors, now is a good time to become more familiar with the services Citizen Potawatomi Nation offers our citizens. I will focus on one service in particular, but let me take a moment to brief you on all that are available. Read More »