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Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council applications available

August 6, 2018 - 6:58am
The Cherokee Nation is now accepting 2018-19 Tribal Youth Council applications

Cherokee Nation donates $20,000 to Jay High School athletic teams

August 3, 2018 - 9:48am
Cherokee Nation officials presented a $20,000 donation on Thursday to the Jay High School baseball and track teams.

Cherokee Nation leaders, local officials dedicate Vinita road construction project

August 2, 2018 - 11:23am
Cherokee Nation leaders and local officials gathered Thursday to dedicate the recently completed Miller Street construction project.

Cherokee Nation to host 13th Annual Traditional Native Games in Nowata

August 1, 2018 - 9:00am
Cherokee Nation’s 13th annual Traditional Native Games competition continues Saturday, Aug. 11, at the No We Ta Community Center, located across from the Cooweescoowee Health Center in Nowata.

Cherokee Nation Foundation adds new scholarship opportunity

July 31, 2018 - 10:13am
Cherokee Nation Foundation has added yet another scholarship opportunity benefiting Cherokee students through a newly established endowment created by Kerry and Deborah Bowers, of Henderson, Nevada.

Cherokee Nation to celebrate 66th Cherokee National Holiday during Labor Day weekend

July 27, 2018 - 5:10am
The Cherokee Nation will host the 66th Cherokee National Holiday this Labor Day weekend when more than 100,000 visitors travel to Tahlequah to experience the annual celebration of history, culture and art.

More than 200 students attend Camp Cherokee

July 26, 2018 - 10:32am
More than 200 Cherokee students participated in cultural, educational and recreational activities this week as part of the 2018 Camp Cherokee at Camp Heart O’ Hills in Welling.

Calendar of events for August 2018

July 26, 2018 - 6:08am
These and other events are taking place through the month of August.

Sequoyah High School in Tahlequah

July 25, 2018 - 7:30am
Sequoyah High School students returning to class in August will begin some Friday mornings an hour later to allow teachers time for professional development.

Cherokee Nation contributes $411K to Washington County highway project

July 20, 2018 - 9:27am
The Cherokee Nation was recently awarded a $411,000 grant that will be used to prevent traffic collisions and improve the flow of traffic on U.S. Highway 75 near the Cooweescoowee Health Center in Ochelata.

Cherokee Nation honors US Army veteran in July

July 13, 2018 - 9:35am
The Cherokee Nation honored an U.S. Army veteran with the tribe’s Medal of Patriotism during the July Tribal Council meeting.

College Housing Assistance Program applications available July 23

July 13, 2018 - 5:14am
The Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation will accept College Housing Assistance Program applications for the fall 2018 semester July 23 through August 3.

Cherokee Nation buys property near Oaks Indian Mission

July 12, 2018 - 5:05am
The Cherokee Nation purchased 60.81 acres near Oaks Indian Mission in Delaware County earlier this month.

Cherokee Nation donates $90,000 to six domestic violence shelters

July 11, 2018 - 7:06am
The Cherokee Nation donated a total of $90,000 to six domestic violence shelters on Tuesday.

Tribal Council approves 2019 Indian Housing Plan

July 10, 2018 - 6:22am
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved the fiscal year 2019 Indian Housing Plan during its monthly meeting Monday.

Cherokee Nation hosts training, awards banquet for Cherokee community organizations

July 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
Nearly 500 representatives of the 25 at-large and 88 in-jurisdiction Cherokee organizations recently traveled to Tahlequah for the Cherokee Nation’s 14th Annual Conference of Community Leaders.

Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program accepting applications

July 5, 2018 - 6:10am
The Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program is now accepting applications. The two-year language program is centered on a group language immersion experience and only accepts a limited number of applications each year.

Applications available online for Cherokee ambassador competitions

July 2, 2018 - 7:00am
Applications for the 2018-19 Miss Cherokee, Junior Miss Cherokee and Little Cherokee Ambassador competitions are now available.

July Calendar of Events

July 2, 2018 - 4:15am
July Calendar of Events

At-Large Tribal Councilor Wanda Hatfield appointed to Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Board of Directors

July 2, 2018 - 4:08am
Cherokee Nation At-Large Tribal Councilor Wanda Hatfield is one of two new appointees to the Oklahoma City Indian Clinic Board of Directors.

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