Penobscot Nation

kkʷey (hello), and welcome to the home of the Penobscots
"...the oldest continuous government in the world..."

 

Tribal News

Election Date

The General Election will be on Saturday, September 08, 2018.

Below please find a request form if you wish to use it to request an absentee ballot, only one request per form is accepted. Please note e-mail and phone call requests are not allowed. Requests can only be made by fax (207-827-1136) or regular mail.

 

COMMITTEE VACANCIES

If you are interested in serving on a committee please see Mary Settles for an application at the Chief’s Office for the following committee openings:

CULTURAL COMMITTEE

HEALTH COMMITTEE

PINE COMMITTEE

PTRRPB-Penobscot Tribal Rights and Resources Protection Board

 

 

Public Notice

 

Upcoming Health Dept. Closures

 Staff meeting:

Wednesday October 3

Dental department will be closed:
Monday, August 13 - Friday, August 24 for provider vacation and remodeling 

 

 

Now Offering Pharmacy & Nutrition Home Services

HOME VISIT
Hours of Operation:
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday
Contact (207)-817-7426

 CONDUCTED BY:
Abbey McCarthy (Diabetes Coordinator)
Ledor Teekate (Pharmacy student)


AVAILABLE SERVICES NUTRITIONAL GOALS:
• Assist you in developing affordable, delicious, healthy meal plans within cost.
• Assist you in learning to use your cooking appliances, (ie blender, food processor, grill, oven/stove/cook top).
• Assist you in creating your own healthy, personalized, well stocked food pantry.
• Assisting you with meal planning to improve diabetes, high blood pressure, and cholesterol.
• Providing food challenges to help to like to learn new foods.

PHARMACY GOAL
• Assist with pill box setup and helping you get into a routine with taking your meds.
• Assist you with reducing your pill burden and pill burnout
. • Medication review:
•Purpose of the medication
•Special directions
•Medication storage

 

Penobscot Nation Youth Program

The Penobscot Nation is participating in the Summer Food Service Program! Meals will be provided to all youth without charge and are the same for all youth regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
Meals will be provided at a first come first serve basis, at the Penobscot Nation Youth Program in the Sockalexis Hall 16 Wabanaki Way Indian Island, Maine 04468. We will be Serving Breakfast and Lunch Monday-Friday on our days of operation! 

Breakfast 8:00am-9:00am
Lunch 11:30-12:30pm