10/26/2016  –  CN Calendar of Events for November

CN Calendar of Events for November

10/26/2016  –  Cherokee Nation donates $10,000 to Cave Springs Public Schools

The Cherokee Nation donated $10,000 to Cave Springs Public Schools to help replace the roof on the school’s 40-year-old gymnasium.

10/21/2016  –  Cherokee Nation visits Standing Rock

A delegation from the Cherokee Nation hand delivered a $10,000 check to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe this week to help with attorney fees and other costs to keep out the Dakota Access Pipeline which threatens the tribe’s sovereignty, resources and water supply.

10/20/2016  –  Cherokee Nation honors veteran in October

The Cherokee Nation honored a Vietnam veteran with the Medal of Patriotism at the October Tribal Council meeting.

10/19/2016  –  Tribal Council approves lease for wind farm at former Chilocco Indian School

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council approved the leasing of more than 4,000 acres of tribal trust land near the former Chilocco Indian School site to wind farm developer PNE Wind. Chilocco Indian School operated from 1884 to 1980 in Kay County near Newkirk. The ground lease agreement means an additional $1 million per year, on average, for tribal programs and services over the life of the lease.

10/13/2016  –  Cherokee Nation Angel Project applications available

The Cherokee Nation will soon begin taking applications for the tribe’s Angel Project.

10/11/2016  –  Cherokee Nation receives grant for new transit buses

The Cherokee Nation is using a $321,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration to buy six transit buses that meet the needs of riders with disabilities.

10/10/2016  –  Cherokee Nation opens new community center in Nowata

More than 150 residents attended the grand opening of the new Cherokee Nation Community Center in Nowata on Saturday.

10/06/2016  –  Cherokee Nation offering free flu shots

Cherokee Nation health officials are now offering free flu vaccinations for Cherokee Nation citizens and their non-Native family members living in the household to prepare for flu season.

10/06/2016  –  US Department of Housing, Urban Development Deputy Assistant Secretary visits Cherokee Nation

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Office of Native American Programs got a firsthand look at how Cherokee Nation spends its grant money from the federal housing agency during a recent tour.

10/05/2016  –  2016-17 Tribal Youth Council sworn into office

The Cherokee Nation swore in its new 2016-17 Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council members on Tuesday to begin serving a one-year term volunteering and helping shape future tribal policy.

10/05/2016  –  Cherokee Nation earns top financial reporting awards

The Cherokee Nation received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the 15th straight year and earned an Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting award for the fourth consecutive year.

10/04/2016  –  Cherokee Nation funds new Whitewater Creek Bridge

The Cherokee Nation presented a check for more than $761,000 to Delaware County officials on Friday for the replacement of a severely damaged bridge over Whitewater Creek just north of Jay