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Cherokee Nation offers free tax preparation for eligible families

January 11, 2018 - 10:38am
The Cherokee Nation will begin scheduling appointments this month to help income-eligible families prepare their state and federal income taxes for free.

Cherokee Nation launches new language program for Cherokee Immersion Charter School graduates

January 10, 2018 - 11:03am
The Cherokee Nation recently launched a pilot program to ensure students who learned to speak Cherokee at the tribe’s Cherokee Immersion Charter School continue to use the language as they enter high school.

Cherokee Nation providing vans to four area transit services

January 9, 2018 - 10:46am
The Cherokee Nation provided six vans to four Northeast Oklahoma transit service companies that help provide rides for thousands of Cherokee Nation citizens and employees each year.

Cherokee Nation recognizes 9 Adair County schools for promoting health

January 9, 2018 - 5:12am
The Cherokee Nation is working with nine schools in Adair County to promote healthier lifestyles for students.

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief signs executive order recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day as an official Cherokee Nation holiday

January 8, 2018 - 6:09am
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker signed an executive order recently declaring Martin Luther King Jr. Day a Cherokee Nation National Holiday for the first time ever

Cherokee Nation calendar of events for January

January 2, 2018 - 4:01am
The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in January, including events at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below

Homeland Security suspends plans for simulated biochemical attack at Chilocco Indian School

December 28, 2017 - 10:34am
The Department of Homeland Security notified Cherokee Nation on Dec. 21 that it will suspend plans to conduct nonhazardous biochemical tests at Chilocco Indian School in Kay County near the Kansas border.

Cherokee Nation donates $47,000 to area CASA organizations

December 14, 2017 - 10:00am
The Cherokee Nation donated a total of $47,000 to two area court-appointed special advocate organizations this week as part of the tribe’s annual contributions.

Housing Authority accepting College Housing Assistance Program applications for spring semester

December 14, 2017 - 3:12am
The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation will be accepting College Housing Assistance Program applications for the spring 2018 semester starting Jan. 2, 2018

Cherokee Nation honors US Air Force and Navy veterans in December

December 13, 2017 - 10:01am
The Cherokee Nation honored four military veterans with the Medal of Patriotism at the Tribal Council meeting Monday.

Cherokee Nation Tribal Council confirms three board appointments

December 12, 2017 - 9:36am
Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilors appointed Dr. Gary Dan Davis to the Cherokee Nation Foundation’s board of directors at the December meeting Monday.

Mural of Cherokee National Treasure Anna Mitchell dedicated in Vinita

December 6, 2017 - 9:20am
The Cherokee Nation and city of Vinita dedicated a new mural in honor of Cherokee National Treasure Anna Belle Sixkiller Mitchell in downtown Vinita on Tuesday.

Cherokee Nation issues 100,000th citizenship photo ID card

December 4, 2017 - 7:42am
The Cherokee Nation issued its 100,000th photo ID citizenship card Wednesday, just more than five years after unveiling the new cards for tribal citizens.

Cherokee Nation calendar of events for December

November 29, 2017 - 10:06am
Cherokee Nation hosts several events in December, including the annual Christmas open house event at the W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex and “Light up the Christmas Season” event at the Cherokee National Capitol Square in Tahlequah. See all calendar items below.

Housing Authority opens housing waiting list for Wagoner County

November 28, 2017 - 11:24am
The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is temporarily opening the Mutual Help/Rural Rental Homeownership waiting list for qualified Native American families in Wagoner County beginning Friday, Dec. 8

Cherokee Nation celebrates first tribal solar canopy car charging station in Oklahoma

November 28, 2017 - 11:19am
The Cherokee Nation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the tribe’s headquarters in Tahlequah Tuesday to celebrate the first tribal solar canopy car charging station to be built by a tribe in Oklahoma

Cherokee Nation kicks off 2017 Angel Project

November 22, 2017 - 5:19am
Nearly 2,000 angels are ready to be adopted as part of the 2017 Cherokee Nation Angel Project that kicked off Tuesday. The project will provide items like clothing, toys and other holiday needs for Cherokee children across the 14-counties.

Cherokee Nation donates $29,000 for outdoor learning space at Muskogee school

November 20, 2017 - 9:40am
Students at Alice Robertson Junior High School are getting hands-on experience with gardening thanks to a $29,000 donation from the Cherokee Nation.

Cherokee Nation physician awarded American College of Physicians Mastership

November 20, 2017 - 4:11am
Cherokee Nation physician Dr. James H. Baker was recently awarded a Mastership through the American College of Physicians for his contributions to the medical field.

Cherokee Nation donates to Claremore, Chelsea groups in Rogers County

November 17, 2017 - 11:13am
The Cherokee Nation donated nearly $4,000 total to three Rogers County groups Thursday.

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