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10/21/2014  –  Cherokee Nation donates nearly $40K to help build Stilwell splash pad

The Cherokee Nation donated nearly $40,000 to the city of Stilwell recently to help officials construct a splash pad.

10/20/2014  –  Cherokee citizen Canaan Duncan named to Oklahoma 30 under 30 list

Cherokee Nation citizen and Government Relations employee Canaan Duncan was named to the 4th annual iON Oklahoma 30/30 Next Gen class.

10/20/2014  –  Cherokee Nation ONE FIRE office receives $884K federal grant

The Cherokee Nation recently received an $884,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to help the tribe’s Charles L. Head ONE FIRE Against Violence Victim Services office educate the public on domestic violence issues and offer victims essential services.

10/20/2014  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in October

The Cherokee Nation honored a World War II veteran posthumously, a Navy Vietnam veteran and an Army veteran with the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism during the October Tribal Council meeting.

10/17/2014  –  Cherokee Nation opens one-stop office in Sallisaw

The Cherokee Nation celebrated the opening of its new office in downtown Sallisaw Thursday. It will help Cherokee citizens in Sequoyah County find jobs, apply for loans, get a Cherokee license plate and gather information on fostering Native children, all in one convenient setting.

10/15/2014  –  Cherokee Nation responds to Nowata County emergency with safe drinking water

The Cherokee Nation delivered 4,000 bottles of water Monday to Oklahoma Union Public Schools in Nowata County to provide students and residents safe drinking water after an area waterline break.

10/14/2014  –  2014-15 Tribal Youth Council sworn in at October Tribal Council meeting

Seventeen Cherokee students from across northeastern Oklahoma pledged Monday to protect the Cherokee Nation Constitution and promote the tribe’s culture and traditions.

10/14/2014  –  Sequoyah seniors attend Dartmouth College, U.S. Air Force

Two Sequoyah High School seniors are among 60 Native American students from across the country attending the Dartmouth College Native Fly-In Program this week.

10/13/2014  –  Cherokee Nation helps Tahlequah Fire Department buy extraction equipment

The Cherokee Nation donated more than $14,000 to the Tahlequah Fire Department to help the station buy vital, lifesaving extraction equipment.

10/13/2014  –  Cherokee Nation Angel Project applications available

Applications will be available starting Monday, Oct. 27, for parents to register their Cherokee children for the Cherokee Nation Angel Project, formerly known as Angel Tree.

10/13/2014  –  Bison return to Cherokee Nation

With a light breeze blowing and dawn breaking across the hills of Delaware County Thursday morning, a herd of bison stepped foot on Cherokee Nation soil for the first time in 40 years.

10/13/2014  –  Cherokee Nation earns top financial reporting awards

For the 13th straight year, the Cherokee Nation received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting, and also the Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting award for the second consecutive year.

10/13/2014  –  Cherokee Nation citizen leads Northeastern Tribal Health System to national recognition

Cherokee Nation citizen Kim Chuculate, of Grove, will accept a national award from the director of Indian Health Service at a ceremony in Maryland in November.

10/06/2014  –  Cherokee Nation acquires herd of bison

After a four-decade absence, bison are returning to Cherokee Nation tribal land. The Cherokee Nation last raised bison in the 1970s for tourism.

10/02/2014  –  Commissioned Corps officers at Cherokee Nation receive promotion

Seven Commissioned Corps officers working for the Cherokee Nation were recently promoted. The U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps is an organization of uniformed health professionals who provide care in under-served and vulnerable populations in the United States.

10/02/2014  –  Cherokee Nation hosting community meeting in Chicago

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker and other tribal leaders will host a luncheon and offer new tribal citizenship photo IDs Saturday to Cherokee citizens living in the Chicago area.

10/02/2014  –  Cherokee Nation Health Services holds clinics for flu vaccine

The Cherokee Nation is preparing for the upcoming flu season, and its health services department has an increased supply of vaccinations on hand to offer multiple flu clinics in October and November for Cherokees and citizens of federally recognized tribes.

10/01/2014  –  Six Cherokee Nation nurses among Oklahoma’s Great 100 Nurses

The Cherokee Nation has six nurses named as winners of the Great100 Nurses of Oklahoma.

10/01/2014  –  Cherokee Nation calendar of events for October

Cherokee Nation has several events lined up in October, including free museum days, small-business trainings, community health fairs and the opening of the new Jack Brown Center. Calendar items are as follows:

10/01/2014  –  Cherokee Nation opens expanded Career Services office in Pryor

The Cherokee Nation officially opened an expanded Career Services office in Pryor Tuesday to help citizens in the area find jobs and recruit people for the Macy’s fulfillment center in Owasso.