Annual Reports

Annual Performance

These forms meet the minimum requirements for an Annual Performance Report (APR) required by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Budget And Financials

Accountability for both the accuracy of the data and the completeness and fairness of the presentation, including all disclosures, rests with the Nation. We believe the data presented is accurate in all material aspects, and fairly presents the financial position and results of operations for the year ended.

Travel Expenses of Elected Officials

When the Cherokee Independent Press Act of 2000 (Legislative Act 11-00) was approved by the Tribal Council and signed into law by then-Principal Chief Chad Smith in July 2000, Section 10 of that act superseded previous legislation requiring the publication of the council meeting minutes and the travel expenses of elected officials on the Cherokee Nation Web site and quarterly notification of Cherokee Phoenix readers that the information was posted on the Web site.

Where The Casino Money Goes

A common question we are asked is, "Where does the casino money go?" Very simply, it goes to creating jobs for Cherokee citizens, jobs that will keep Cherokee communities and culture in place for years to come.