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Cherokee Nation honors veterans in June

June 14, 2018 - 7:15am
The Cherokee Nation honored four veterans with the tribe’s Medal of Patriotism during the June Tribal Council meeting.

Illegal tobacco sales to minors threatens children’s health

June 13, 2018 - 11:06am
Oklahoma tobacco retailers are increasingly not complying with state law regarding underage tobacco sales. Last year, Oklahoma tobacco retailers posted an overall noncompliance rate of nearly 18 percent.

Cherokee Nation accepting school clothing voucher applications

June 13, 2018 - 7:52am
The Cherokee Nation is accepting applications through June 29 for the 2018 Clothing Assistance Program. The tribe’s clothing voucher program helps Cherokee families purchase new clothes for school-aged children for the upcoming school year.

Tribal Council authorizes application for US Human Services grant

June 13, 2018 - 5:10am
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council authorized the submission of an application to renew a tribal home visiting grant through the U.S. Department of Human Services.

New law allows school districts to transfer land to the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation

June 13, 2018 - 3:51am
A new bill signed into law Tuesday now allows Oklahoma School districts to transfer surplus land to the Housing Authority of the Cherokee Nation. Transferring surplus land will allow communities to grow and help their local school districts.

Cherokee Nation helps educators with STEM funding

June 11, 2018 - 11:42am
More than 100 teachers from across northeast Oklahoma participated in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math training during Cherokee Nation’s annual Teachers of Successful Students conference.

Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for June

May 30, 2018 - 12:07pm
Cherokee Nation Calendar of Events for June

Cherokee Nation donates to Hulbert, Okay police departments

May 30, 2018 - 5:55am
The Cherokee Nation recently donated $15,000 to the Hulbert Police Department and $10,000 to the Okay Police Department.

2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride to retrace Trail of Tears

May 29, 2018 - 8:43am
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.

Cherokee Nation employees graduate from OU Economic Development Institute

May 18, 2018 - 10:59am
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.

Cherokee Nation honors three veterans in May

May 17, 2018 - 12:38pm
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 donates $55,000 to Rogers, Mayes County law enforcement

May 17, 2018 - 10:04am
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.

Cherokee Nation donates $58,000 to District 5, District 6 law enforcement

May 16, 2018 - 11:14am
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 donates $25,000 to Big Cabin Volunteer Fire Department

May 16, 2018 - 7:16am
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.

Tribal Council confirms Gaming Commission reappointment

May 16, 2018 - 3:58am
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 announces 2018 valedictorian, salutatorian

May 15, 2018 - 9:38am
Sequoyah High School recently named Katelyn Morton and Aspen Ford as the class of 2018’s valedictorian and salutatorian.

11 Cherokee families receive new homes in Vinita

May 11, 2018 - 12:26pm
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.

Cherokee Nation hosts Sequoyah Day on May 19

May 11, 2018 - 12:02pm
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.

Cherokee Nation uses $1M grant to supply first responders with Narcan

May 10, 2018 - 12:36pm
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.

Cherokee Nation hosts Traditional Native Games at Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum

May 10, 2018 - 10:32am
The Cherokee Nation hosts its 13th annual Traditional Native Games competition Saturday, May 19, at Sequoyah’s Cabin Museum near Sallisaw.

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