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Tribal Council confirms T. Luke Barteaux as district judge

February 14, 2018 - 4:04am
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council confirmed the reappointment of T. Luke Barteaux as a judge of the Cherokee Nation District Court on Monday.

Cherokee Nation leaders, ambassadors deliver handmade valentine cards to veterans

February 9, 2018 - 11:48am
The Cherokee Nation delivered hundreds of handmade valentine cards to veterans in Muskogee Friday, just in time for Valentine’s Day

Cherokee Nation leaders, ambassadors deliver handmade valentine card to veterans

February 9, 2018 - 11:48am
The Cherokee Nation delivered hundreds of handmade valentine cards to veterans in Muskogee Friday, just in time for Valentine’s Day

Health Services collects additional $9.4 million in first quarter of 2018

February 2, 2018 - 9:06am
More contract health surgeries and MRIs will be covered for Cherokee Nation citizens utilizing the tribe’s health system after a record $9.4 million increase in third-party billing collections the first quarter of 2018, compared to the first quarter of 2017.

Cherokee Nation helps community prepare for potential spring flooding

February 1, 2018 - 11:57am
The Cherokee Nation is preparing for potential spring flooding by filling 10,000 bags of sand for communities and individuals to use within the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction.

Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for February

January 30, 2018 - 5:25am
Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for February

Cherokee Nation recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an official holiday

January 29, 2018 - 10:11am
The Cherokee Nation is formally recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day as an officially observed tribal holiday beginning in October 2018.

Cherokee Nation donates $15,000 to Muskogee’s Murrow Indian Children’s Home

January 24, 2018 - 9:05am
The Cherokee Nation on Monday donated $15,000 to the Murrow Indian Children’s Home in Muskogee as part of the tribe’s annual contribution to the nonprofit organization.

Cherokee Nation Marshal Service rewards 7 students with new computers

January 23, 2018 - 3:20am
The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service recently surprised seven high school students with new desktop computers to use for both high school and college studies.

Cherokee Nation donates $5,000 to help with new facility for Boys & Girls Club of Nowata

January 18, 2018 - 10:28am
A $5,000 donation from Cherokee Nation to the Boys & Girls Club of Nowata is helping provide the community with a new, modern facility that will be used for years to come.

Cherokee Nation to disperse rare heirloom seeds Feb. 1

January 18, 2018 - 3:54am
The Cherokee Nation will begin dispersing its limited supply of heirloom seeds Feb. 1 to tribal citizens who are interested in growing traditional Cherokee crops.

Cherokee Nation honors World War II veteran in January

January 18, 2018 - 3:50am
The Cherokee Nation honored World War II veteran John Andrew Cockrum at the January Tribal Council meeting on Tuesday.

Tribal Council approves 2 reappointments to Environmental Protection Commission

January 17, 2018 - 11:09am
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved the reappointment of two commissioners to the Cherokee Nation Environmental Protection Commission on Tuesday.

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.

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