Governor vetoes bill recognizing Oklahoma Native American Day

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.

Cherokee Nation calendar of events for April

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.