Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for June
The Cherokee Nation recently donated $15,000 to the Hulbert Police Department and $10,000 to the Okay Police Department.
Ten cyclists participating in the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride left the Cherokee Nation Tuesday morning to begin a three-week trek spanning approximately 950 miles along the northern route of the Trail of Tears.
Four Cherokee Nation employees recently graduated from the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute at the OU EDI spring session held in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Cherokee Nation honored two U.S. Air Force veterans and a U.S. Marine Corps veteran with the tribe’s Medal of Patriotism during the May Tribal Council meeting.
Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilors Keith Austin and Janees Taylor donated more than $55,000 to 16 Rogers and Mayes County law enforcement agencies during an appreciation breakfast at Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs Wednesday morning.
The Cherokee Nation recently made a contribution of $58,400 to law enforcement agencies in District 5 and District 6, which encompass all of Sequoyah County and part of Muskogee County.
Cherokee Nation officials recently presented a $25,000 check to the Big Cabin Volunteer Fire Department to help the department purchase a new fire engine.
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council confirmed the reappointment of Steven Barrick to the Cherokee Nation Gaming Commission during Monday night’s monthly meeting.
Sequoyah High School recently named Katelyn Morton and Aspen Ford as the class of 2018’s valedictorian and salutatorian.
With construction complete, 11 Cherokee families received the keys to their new homes in Vinita on Friday. The homes were built through the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation’s New Home Construction Program.
Enjoy a day of traditional Cherokee art, music and more, honoring legendary statesman and inventor of the Cherokee syllabary, Sequoyah. The event will be held in conjunction with Cherokee Nation's Traditional Native Games.
The Cherokee Nation is helping save lives by supplying hundreds of first responders in northeastern Oklahoma with free boxes of Narcan, a spray that reverses Opioid drug overdoses.
The Cherokee Nation hosts its 13th annual Traditional Native Games competition Saturday, May 19, at Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum near Sallisaw.
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker delivered testimony Wednesday before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies.
The Cherokee Nation donated $4,000 to Zion Public School to help furnish a new building with archery and other physical education equipment.
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
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