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Cherokee Nation HERO Project receives honors

September 17, 2018 - 10:19am
Cherokee Nation’s Behavioral Health HERO Project was recently recognized by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration for their work in suicide prevention and children’s mental health awareness.

Cherokee Nation Housing Authority opens housing waiting list for Sequoyah County

September 17, 2018 - 5:51am
The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation is temporarily opening the Mutual Help/Rural Rental Homeownership waiting list for qualified Native American families in Sequoyah County.

Remember the Removal Bike Ride 2019 applications now available

September 14, 2018 - 10:56am
Cherokee Nation is accepting applications for the 2019 Remember the Removal Bike Ride, which follows the northern route of the Trail of Tears over a span of three weeks.

Tribe to host Fourth Annual Cherokee Nation Elders Summit

September 14, 2018 - 10:10am
Cherokee Nation citizens 60 years of age and older are invited to participate in the Fourth Annual Cherokee Nation Elders Summit, taking place Sept. 25-26 in Tahlequah and Claremore.

Special Operations Water Rescue Team deploys to North Carolina

September 13, 2018 - 12:19pm
The Cherokee Nation sent an eight-man special operations water rescue team, boats, ATVs and its new search and rescue truck to North Carolina Thursday to help with potential relief efforts from Hurricane Florence rainfall.

US House passes bill amending blood quantum requirements on inherited restricted land

September 13, 2018 - 9:22am
The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 2606 Wednesday, allowing land inherited by citizens of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee (Creek) and Seminole nations to remain restricted status even if the heir has less than one-half degree of Indian blood.

Cherokee Nation honors veterans in September

September 13, 2018 - 5:31am
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, Governor Mary Fallin Announce Creation of Coordinating Council on Poultry Growth

September 12, 2018 - 10:26am
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and Governor Mary Fallin announced Wednesday that the state and tribe are forming a coordinating council to evaluate the expansion of poultry growth in northeast Oklahoma.

Cherokee Nation nurses named among Oklahoma’s Great 100 Nurses

September 11, 2018 - 12:06pm
Nine Cherokee Nation nurses were honored Monday at Oklahoma’s Great 100 Nurses reception at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

Fifth Annual Cherokee Warrior Flight departs Monday for Washington

September 11, 2018 - 12:00pm
The Cherokee Nation’s Fifth Annual Cherokee Warrior Flight departs Monday for Washington, D.C., with 10 veterans who served during World War II, the Korean War or the Vietnam War.

Cherokee Nation approves $887M budget for fiscal year 2019

September 11, 2018 - 10:39am
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved an $887 million comprehensive budget for fiscal year 2019 during its monthly meeting Monday.

Cherokee Nation EMS receives award from Saint Francis Hospital

September 10, 2018 - 12:37pm
Cherokee Nation Emergency Medical Services was recently named the recipient of the Saint Francis Hospital C.T. Thompson Award for Excellence in Trauma Care.

Cherokee National Treasures to demonstrate crafts at Silver Dollar City

September 10, 2018 - 10:43am
Three Cherokee National Treasures are demonstrating traditional Cherokee crafts during the opening weeks of Silver Dollar City’s National Crafts & Cowboy Festival, Sept. 12-30, in Branson, Missouri.

Cherokee Nation donates $160,000, two vehicles to Adair County organizations

September 7, 2018 - 9:07am
Cherokee Nation leaders presented a total of $160,848 in donations Thursday to 18 Adair County organizations

Secretary Hoskin named honorary chair of Oklahoma Indian Summer festival

September 5, 2018 - 6:32am
Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. is being recognized as the honorary chairman of the 31st Oklahoma Indian Summer festival slated for Sept. 14-15 in Bartlesville

Principal Chief Bill John Baker highlights seven-year progress during State of the Nation address

September 1, 2018 - 10:36am
The Cherokee Nation has created more jobs, stronger families and a more vibrant economy over the past seven years, Principal Chief Bill John Baker highlighted in his State of the Nation address.

Cherokee Nation calendar of events for September

August 29, 2018 - 11:53am
The Cherokee Nation hosts several events in September, including the 66th Annual Cherokee National Holiday. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers at W.W. Hastings receive promotions

August 28, 2018 - 11:35am
Six U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers were recently promoted during a special ceremony at W.W. Hastings Hospital in Tahlequah.

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

August 28, 2018 - 4:27am
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.

Whitney Roach crowned 2018-19 Miss Cherokee

August 27, 2018 - 12:12pm
Whitney Roach, a Northeastern State University sophomore from Tahlequah, is the 2018-19 Miss Cherokee.