The Cherokee Nation gave nearly half a million dollars to 131 Oklahoma volunteer fire departments Monday night during the tribe’s annual Volunteer Firefighter Ceremony at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin this week vetoed House Bill 2261, a bill calling for the recognition of a statewide Oklahoma Native American Day on the second Monday in October. Representative Chuck Hoskin and Senator John Sparks, both citizens of the Cherokee Nation, authored the bill, which passed the House with a 71-10 vote and the Senate with a 35-5 vote.
Calendar of events for the month of May, 2018
The book’s authentic portrayal of nearly 100 Cherokee culture keepers earns a silver medal in the internationally renowned 22nd IPPY Awards
Cherokee Nation citizen Brian Barlow is using his last term on the National Congress of American Indians Youth Commission to share his story and encourage other Native youth to get involved.
Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. was recently reappointed as the Oklahoma Area Alternate Delegate to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Secretary’s Tribal Advisory Committee (STAC).
The Cherokee Nation honored three U.S. Army veterans with the tribe’s Medal of Patriotism during the April Tribal Council meeting.
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved the donation of surplus rifles and bulletproof vests to two Sequoyah County law enforcement agencies at the legislative body’s April meeting.
Cherokee Nation citizen Dr. Charles Grim has been named the new executive director of Cherokee Nation Health Services.
The Cherokee Nation Marshal Service and Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health are working to improve the identification, investigation and prosecution of violent crimes against women, and a scholarship is providing both agencies with a unique training opportunity.
Cherokee Nation Behavioral Health is using federal grants to train community law enforcement, youth workers and health officials to effectively handle mental illness.
Cherokee Nation citizen and Licensed Practical Nurse Dora Luna is receiving national recognition for her successes in the health care field after participating in Cherokee Nation Career Services’ employment and training programs.
The Cherokee Nation and Rogers State University are teaming up to connect more Cherokee Nation citizens to the Cherokee language through a new, online learning platform.
The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in April, including the 47th Annual Trail of Tears Art Show and Sale and Cherokee Days in Washington, D.C. For a complete list of events, see the calendar below.
Nine cyclists from across the Cherokee Nation will participate in the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride this June, marking 180 years since the Trail of Tears.
The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is currently accepting applications for low-rent housing openings in Claremore and Vinita
Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. recently joined Tribal Councilors E.O. Smith and Bryan Warner in presenting the keys to a Ford Explorer to the Vian Police Department.
Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. recently joined Tribal Council members Harley Buzzard and Mike Shambaugh for a visit to Delaware County, where the tribe made donations totaling $13,000 to three Delaware and Mayes county groups.
Cherokee Nation officials recently contributed nearly $9,000 to three Rogers County community organizations.
The Cherokee Nation recently donated a surplus shuttle bus to the Cherokee Children’s Mission in Adair County to help the mission provide safe and reliable transportation for the children they serve.