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Cherokee Nation honors U.S. Army veterans in November

November 15, 2017 - 10:57am
The Cherokee Nation honored four U.S. Army veterans with the Medal of Patriotism at the Tribal Council meeting Monday.

Tribal Council approves board member reappointments, donation of surplus equipment

November 14, 2017 - 10:00am
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council confirmed the reappointment of seven Cherokee Nation Businesses board members during their monthly meeting Monday night.

Opinion: Compromise is never perfect, but compromising the lives of our most vulnerable isn’t an option

November 8, 2017 - 8:53am
Special statement from Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker

Cherokee Nation honors top nine Indian-owned businesses for 2017

November 7, 2017 - 9:37am
The Cherokee Nation honored hundreds of Native-owned businesses, from construction companies to printing shops, during the tribe’s 10th Annual TERO Certified Indian Owned Business Awards Banquet Thursday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

Cherokee Nation hosting College and Career Night in Tahlequah, Vinita

November 7, 2017 - 3:32am
The Cherokee Nation College Resource Center is hosting two College & Career Night events this month, including one in Tahlequah and a second in Vinita.

Cherokee Nation continues support of the Moravian Archives

November 6, 2017 - 10:58am
Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. recently visited the Moravian Archives in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation opens housing waiting list for Adair County

November 3, 2017 - 8:25am
The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is temporarily opening the Mutual Help/Rural Rental Homeownership waiting list for qualified Native American families in Adair County beginning Monday, Nov 6.

Cherokee Nation Foundation scholarship applications now available

November 1, 2017 - 11:41am
The Cherokee Nation Foundation is accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-19 academic year. The deadline to apply is Jan. 31, 2018.

Cherokee Nation screens more than 40,000 patients for hepatitis C

October 31, 2017 - 12:31pm
The Cherokee Nation has screened more than 40,000 tribal citizens for hepatitis C after becoming the first tribe in the country to launch an elimination project two years ago with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for November

October 31, 2017 - 5:19am
Calendar of Events for November

Cherokee Nation honors veterans in October

October 30, 2017 - 9:06am
The Cherokee Nation honored a World War II veteran and three Vietnam War veterans with the Medal of Patriotism at the Tribal Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 23.

Cherokee Nation Tribal Council speaker continues leading role in NCAI

October 26, 2017 - 12:15pm
Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Speaker Joe Byrd was recently re-elected to serve his second term as vice president of the eastern Oklahoma region of the National Congress of American Indians during the annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Cherokee Nation Food Distribution sets record with USDA Management Evaluation Score

October 25, 2017 - 12:20pm
The Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Program set a new record after receiving their first USDA Management Evaluation with no findings.

Cherokee Nation awarded $5.3M in grants from Department of Labor, Department of Justice

October 25, 2017 - 6:24am
The Cherokee Nation received grants totaling more than $5.3 million in October, including six grants from the U.S. Department of Justice that account for the most number awarded to any one tribe in Oklahoma.

Tribal Council approves continuation of membership in InterTribal Buffalo Council

October 24, 2017 - 10:38am
Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilors approved a resolution Monday allowing the tribe to continue its voting representation with the InterTribal Buffalo Council.

Chief Baker appoints Randy Campbell to Cherokee Nation Election Commission

October 18, 2017 - 10:39am
Cherokee Nation citizen Randy Campbell was sworn into office as the newest member of the Cherokee Nation Election Commission Monday.

Cherokee Nation dedicates $1.13M road project in Sequoyah County

October 17, 2017 - 10:52am
Cherokee Nation and Sequoyah County officials gathered near Sallisaw Monday to dedicate a newly paved 6-mile stretch of Dwight Mission Road in rural Sequoyah County.

Cherokee National Youth Choir wins Best Pop Recording at Native American Music Awards

October 16, 2017 - 1:10pm
The Cherokee National Youth Choir’s album “Celebration” was named Best Pop Recording during the 17th annual Native American Music Awards held Saturday, Oct. 14.

Cherokee Nation hosting diversified job fair in Vinita

October 16, 2017 - 10:22am
Cherokee Nation Career Services is hosting a diversified job fair in Vinita on Thursday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cherokee Nation Health Services introduces new antibiotic guidelines

October 13, 2017 - 11:29am
Cherokee Nation Health Services is kicking off a program to educate patients on alternative ways other than antibiotics to heal common illnesses.

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