CN Calendar of Events for October 2017

The Cherokee Nation is hosting several events in October, including the start of several community language classes and the Cherokee Art Market. See all Cherokee Nation calendar items below.

Cherokee Nation receives visit from US Health Secretary Tom Price

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s first visit to Indian Country included a lesson on blowguns, chatting with pint-sized Cherokee speakers and touring a packed urgent care at the tribe’s W.W. Hastings Hospital.

Cherokee Nation celebrates local community organization groundbreaking

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Tribal Councilor Frankie Hargis recently gathered in the Baron community of Adair County to break ground on a new community building.

Fourth annual Cherokee Warrior Flight to depart Monday

For World War II veteran Jack Shamblin, being on this year’s Cherokee Warrior Flight is more than a trip; it’s another chance to visit the grave of his grandson, Master Sgt. Joshua Wheeler, who was killed by ISIS and laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery in 2015.

Cherokee Nation hosts third annual Elders Summit events

Cherokee elders across the tribe’s 14-county jurisdiction are invited to the third annual Cherokee Nation Elders Summit. This year’s summit is being held later this month in two locations, Tahlequah and Claremore, in order to reach more elders.