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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.

Cherokee Nation donates surplus vehicles to two Delaware County groups

July 2, 2018 - 4:03am
Cherokee Nation officials met with representatives of the Kansas Police Department and Kansas Public Schools to present the keys to two surplus vehicles Thursday, June 28.

Cherokee Nation donates surplus car to Wagoner Public Schools

June 26, 2018 - 10:18am
Cherokee Nation leaders recently presented Wagoner Public Schools with a surplus car to be used by the school’s resource officer.

Remember the Removal Bike Ride cyclists complete 1,000-mile memorial ride

June 21, 2018 - 11:47am
Cyclists from the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride arrived in Tahlequah Thursday, finishing their three-week trek that retraced the northern route of the Trail of Tears.

Cherokee Nation celebrates opening of Cherokee National Peace Pavilion

June 21, 2018 - 8:13am
Cherokee Nation recently celebrated the opening of the Cherokee National Peace Pavilion, located just east of the Cherokee National Capitol building.

Cherokee tribes gather for 2018 Tri-Council meeting

June 18, 2018 - 11:45am
Leaders from the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians and United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians are gathering in Tahlequah this week for the 2018 Tri-Council meeting

Cherokee Nation dedicates $2.4M road project in Sequoyah County

June 15, 2018 - 10:23am
Cherokee Nation and Sequoyah County officials gathered near Vian Thursday to dedicate a newly paved 8-mile stretch of Moonshine Road in rural Sequoyah County.

Cherokee Nation citizen Gary Cooper named chairman of the National American Indian Housing Council

June 15, 2018 - 6:05am
Gary Cooper, Cherokee Nation citizen and executive director of the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation, was recently elected as the chairman of the National American Indian Housing Council.

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