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Cherokee - The Official Web Site of the Cherokee Nation based in Tahlequah Oklahoma. The Western Band of Cherokee are a federally recognized Native American Indian Tribe. This web site containd Cherokee Nation News, services for tribal members, information regarding the Cherokee, Culture, History plus much more.
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Cherokee Nation to host Traditional Native Games competition in Ochelata

June 21, 2019 - 10:20am
The Cherokee Nation will host its 14th annual Traditional Native Games competition Saturday, June 29, at the Cooweescoowee Health Center in Ochelata.
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US Navy to name newest rescue ship the 'Cherokee Nation'

June 21, 2019 - 5:06am
The U.S. Navy is naming its newest rescue ship the “Cherokee Nation” to honor the service and contributions the Cherokee people have made to the Navy and Marine Corps.
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Remember the Removal Bike Ride cyclists complete 950-mile memorial ride

June 21, 2019 - 4:05am
Twenty-one cyclists from the 2019 Remember the Removal Bike Ride arrived in Tahlequah Thursday, finishing their three-week journey that retraced the northern route of the Trail of Tears.
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Hoskin, Warner name Glory Jordan to head transition team

June 21, 2019 - 4:01am
Principal Chief-elect Chuck Hoskin Jr. today announced former Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Speaker Tina Glory Jordan to lead the transition team in preparation for his new administration.
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Cherokee Nation contributes $7.7M to Sequoyah County road project

June 17, 2019 - 12:19pm
Cherokee Nation is partnering with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and Sequoyah County to continue improvements to Dwight Mission Road.
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Cherokee Nation honors US Army, Marine veterans in June

June 17, 2019 - 4:16am
The Cherokee Nation honored four veterans with the Medal of Patriotism at the June Tribal Council meeting on Monday.
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CNB, Legends, to create entertainment destination in Arkansas

June 11, 2019 - 11:45am
Cherokee Nation Businesses today announced the partnership with Legends, a leader in global planning, sales and hospitality.
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Cherokee Nation celebrates national flag with new exhibit

June 11, 2019 - 10:58am
Learn about the history of the Cherokee Nation’s flag in a new exhibit at the Cherokee National Supreme Court Museum.
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Cherokee Nation steps in during historic Arkansas River flood

June 6, 2019 - 3:52am
Cherokee Nation marshals, medics and emergency management team kept life moving in the 4,000-population town of Fort Gibson, where the Arkansas River hadn’t submerged rooftops and highways this high since 1943.
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Official Cherokee Nation Principal Chief, Deputy Chief election results name Hoskin, Warner winners

June 4, 2019 - 3:55am
The Cherokee Nation Election Commission certified the 2019 General Election results that have former Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. and District 6 Tribal Councilor Bryan Warner winning the Principal Chief and Deputy Chief races, respectively, during a meeting Monday.
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Cherokee Nation school clothing voucher application deadline extended for flood victims

June 3, 2019 - 12:05pm
The Cherokee Nation extended the application deadline for the 2019 Clothing Assistance Program to Friday, June 14 for Cherokee Nation citizens affected by recent flooding. The tribe’s clothing voucher program helps Cherokee families purchase new clothes for school-aged children for the upcoming school year.
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Hoskin, Warner elected Principal Chief, Deputy Principal Chief

June 2, 2019 - 8:11am
Nearly 13,500 Cherokee Nation citizens cast a ballot in the 2019 Cherokee Nation General Election as Chuck Hoskin Jr. was elected as the tribe’s newest Principal Chief, according to unofficial voting results.
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Miss Cherokee, Junior Miss Cherokee, Little Cherokee Ambassador applications now available

May 31, 2019 - 12:43pm
Applications for the 2019-20 Miss Cherokee, Junior Miss Cherokee and Little Cherokee Ambassador competitions are now available.
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Cherokee Nation donates prescription drop-off boxes to six towns

May 31, 2019 - 9:23am
The Cherokee Nation is donating six prescription drug drop-off boxes to six municipalities as part of a grant that Environmental Programs received from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
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Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for June

May 30, 2019 - 12:03pm
The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in June, including the annual Stories on the Square event and the Annual Cherokee Gospel Sing. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.
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“Stories on the Square” returns in June

May 30, 2019 - 8:21am
Cherokee Nation Cultural Tourism is offering free, family-friendly storytelling events on Wednesdays in June. The two-hour program is hosted at the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion starting at 10 a.m., with the exception of June 19 when it will be held under the gazebo.
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2019 Remember the Removal Bike Ride leaves to retrace Trail of Tears

May 28, 2019 - 10:26am
Nine youth cyclists and two mentor cyclists participating in the 2019 Remember the Removal Bike Ride left the Cherokee Nation Tuesday morning to begin a three-week trek spanning approximately 950 miles along the northern route of the Trail of Tears.
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Send-off ceremony for the 2019 Remember the Removal cyclists

May 24, 2019 - 9:00am
The Cherokee Nation will host a send-off ceremony for the 11 Cherokee Nation cyclists who leave Tahlequah on Tuesday for the 2019 Remember the Removal Bike Ride.
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Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences break ground on new medical school

May 20, 2019 - 11:00am
Leaders from the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences gathered in Tahlequah to break ground on the 84,000 square-foot OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine at the Cherokee Nation.
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Cherokee Casino Tahlequah celebrates grand opening at Cherokee Springs Plaza

May 16, 2019 - 11:23am
Cherokee Nation, Cherokee Nation Entertainment and the Tahlequah community celebrated the opening of the new Cherokee Casino Tahlequah today.
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