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01/20/2017  –  Cherokee Nation dedicates $2.5M road project near Kenwood

The Cherokee Nation dedicated 11.63 miles of newly paved roadway on Kenwood Road in Delaware County on Wednesday.

01/19/2017  –  Inter-Tribal Council backs Cherokee for Indian Affairs post

During its Jan. 13 general session, the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes called on President-elect Donald Trump to appoint a Cherokee citizen as assistant secretary for Indian Affairs.

01/19/2017  –  Cherokee Nation offers free tax preparation for low to moderate income families

The Cherokee Nation is now taking appointments to help eligible families fill out 2016 federal and state income taxes for free.

01/18/2017  –  Cherokee Nation honors US Army veterans in January

The Cherokee Nation honored a trio of U.S. Army veterans with the Medal of Patriotism at the January Tribal Council meeting.

01/17/2017  –  Cherokee Nation to disperse heirloom seeds Feb. 1

The Cherokee Nation will begin dispersing its limited supply of heirloom seeds to tribal citizens interested in growing traditional Cherokee crops and plants starting Feb. 1.

01/16/2017  –  Cherokee Nation donates $5K to two Adair County organizations

The Cherokee Nation donated $5,000 to help the New Life Church in Stilwell and the Adair County Resource Center.

01/16/2017  –  Cherokee Nation graduates first speakers from new language program

After two years and 4,000 hours of studying the Cherokee language, the Cherokee Language Master Apprentice Program graduated its first two students on Saturday

01/12/2017  –  Cherokee Nation marshals reward five students with new computers

Cherokee Nation marshals surprised five high school students at their schools earlier this month with new desktop computers to have for college.

01/11/2017  –  Smoothie grant to infuse more fruits, vegetables in daily diets

A new $20,000 grant is helping families in the Cherokee Nation Food Distribution Program get their daily intake of fruits and vegetables by making smoothies.

01/04/2017  –  Creation of secretary of Native American Affairs post is important

The creation of a state secretary of Native American Affairs will raise the level of importance and better prioritize Native issues in Oklahoma.