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Cherokee Nation employees recognized with 2017 NextGen Under 30 award

September 29, 2017 - 8:55am
Employees from Cherokee Nation and Cherokee Nation Businesses were recently named to 2017’s NextGen Under 30, an annual program that honors individuals who demonstrate professional leadership and extensive service to their communities.

Cherokee Nation co-hosting Tulsa job fair for ingredient-solutions company Ingredion

September 29, 2017 - 7:15am
Cherokee Nation Career Services is co-hosting a job fair Thursday, Oct. 5, along with Illinois-based business Ingredion, an ingredient-solutions company planning to hire around 60 people in Tulsa for select financial services.

Cherokee Nation nurses among Oklahoma’s Great 100 Nurses

September 29, 2017 - 4:35am
Sixteen Cherokee Nation nurses were honored Monday at the state’s Great 100 Nurses awards dinner at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

Principal Chief Baker announces physicians salary base increase: first in five years

September 28, 2017 - 11:27am
The Cherokee Nation implements a new compensation plan to better recruit and retain its physicians and advanced practitioners, effective Oct. 1.

CN Calendar of Events for October 2017

September 28, 2017 - 3:54am
The Cherokee Nation is hosting several events in October, including the start of several community language classes and the Cherokee Art Market. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

Deputy Speaker Vazquez attends unveiling of Cherokee artist statue

September 27, 2017 - 10:15am
Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Deputy Speaker Victoria Vazquez was a featured speaker for the unveiling of a bronze statue memorial created by Cherokee artist Daniel HorseChief and placed on display in Union County, Georgia

Cherokee Nation receives visit from US Health Secretary Tom Price

September 26, 2017 - 12:35pm
U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s first visit to Indian Country included a lesson on blowguns, chatting with pint-sized Cherokee speakers and touring a packed urgent care at the tribe’s W.W. Hastings Hospital.

Cherokee Nation celebrates local community organization groundbreaking

September 26, 2017 - 11:05am
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Tribal Councilor Frankie Hargis recently gathered in the Baron community of Adair County to break ground on a new community building.

Remember the Removal Bike Ride 2018 applications now available

September 22, 2017 - 12:40pm
Cherokee Nation is accepting applications for the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride, which follows the northern route of the Trail of Tears over a span of three weeks.

Fourth annual Cherokee Warrior Flight to depart Monday

September 21, 2017 - 11:36am
For World War II veteran Jack Shamblin, being on this year’s Cherokee Warrior Flight is more than a trip; it’s another chance to visit the grave of his grandson, Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler, who was killed by ISIS and laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery in 2015.

Cherokee Nation graduates 110 from GED program

September 19, 2017 - 11:20am
The Cherokee Nation celebrated 110 GED graduates from the tribe’s adult education program.

Cherokee Nation delivers food, water to Texas Hurricane Harvey victims

September 19, 2017 - 5:04am
A Cherokee Nation convoy from Oklahoma delivered hundreds of cases of food, water, clothing and other basic necessities on Monday to Texans in the Houston area who are recovering from Hurricane Harvey.

Secretary Hoskin visits Tuscumbia Landing, discusses historic preservation

September 18, 2017 - 3:53am
Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. led a Cherokee delegation to Tuscumbia, Alabama, last week to discuss local preservation efforts of a historic Trail of Tears site.

Cherokee Nation approves $895M budget for FY18

September 13, 2017 - 10:59am
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved an $895 million comprehensive budget for fiscal year 2018 during its monthly meeting Monday.

Cherokee Nation honors veterans in September

September 13, 2017 - 9:48am
The Cherokee Nation honored three U.S. Navy veterans with the Medal of Patriotism at the September Tribal Council meeting on Monday.

Cherokee Nation hosts third annual Elders Summit events

September 12, 2017 - 12:05pm
Cherokee elders across the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction are invited to the third annual Cherokee Nation Elders Summit. This year’s summit is being held later this month in two locations, Tahlequah and Claremore, in order to reach more elders.

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