CHEROKEE NATION NEWS (official)

Cherokee Nation honors veterans in September

Cherokee Nation honored three military brothers and a U.S. Army veteran with the tribe’s Medal of Patriotism during the September Tribal Council meeting.

Cherokee Nation awarded $1.3M DOT grant for new electric buses

The Cherokee Nation recently received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to purchase two eco-friendly electric buses to transport employees and tribal citizens to work and tribal health centers.

Former Cherokee Immersion School student testifies before Congressional committee

Former Cherokee Immersion School student Lauren Hummingbird delivered testimony Wednesday before the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. Hummingbird spoke during the committee’s oversight hearing on “Examining Efforts to Maintain and Revitalize Native Languages for Future Generations.”

Miss Cherokee Madison Whitekiller receives 40 under 40 honor

Miss Cherokee Madison Whitekiller, 19, of Claremore, was recently named among the Claremore Daily Progress 40 under 40 recipients, an annual award that recognizes individuals from Rogers County for their community influence and involvement.

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