Stories

04/27/2016  –  Cherokee Nation replaces four bridges in Kenwood

The Cherokee Nation is making it safer for drivers in Delaware County after repairing four structurally deficient bridges on Kenwood Road earlier this month

04/27/2016  –  Cherokee Nation donates $10,000 to Leadership Tahlequah for new special needs playground

The Cherokee Nation donated $10,000 to this year’s Leadership Tahlequah class to help build a playground for children with special needs.

04/26/2016  –  Cherokee Nation donates $4,000 to Chance Fire Department

The Cherokee Nation recently donated $4,000 to the Chance Fire Department in Adair County to help the fire station with a remodel to better serve the community during a crisis.

04/26/2016  –  Cherokee Nation builds public archery park on tribal land

The Cherokee Nation is building a public archery range near the tribe’s main complex in Tahlequah, Okla. It is the first range to ever be built on tribal lands, and will become only the third public archery park in Oklahoma.

04/22/2016  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in April

The Cherokee Nation honored two World War II veterans and a Korean War veteran with the Medal of Patriotism during the April Tribal Council meeting.

04/20/2016  –  Chief Baker issues statement on US Treasury removing Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker issued a statement Wednesday regarding the U.S. Treasury’s decision to remove President Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill.

04/20/2016  –  Cherokee Immersion earns 18 trophies in state language fair

Singing traditional hymns, reciting poems and even saying the Pledge of Allegiance in the Cherokee language earned Cherokee Immersion Charter School students 18 trophies during the recent 14th Annual Oklahoma Native American Youth Language Fair.

04/18/2016  –  Cherokee Nation dedicates new $1.7M road project in Adair County

The Cherokee Nation dedicated a $1.7 million road improvement project on Monday to lure more businesses into Stilwell’s Industrial Park.

04/13/2016  –  Cherokee Nation hosts Environmental Festival April 29

The Cherokee Nation hosts its 5th Annual Environmental Festival April 29, on Arbor Day, to help promote conservation and protection of natural resources in the community.

04/12/2016  –  Cherokee Nation hosting job fair Thursday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa

The Cherokee Nation is hosting a job fair Thursday at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

04/12/2016  –  Tribal Council creates school board for Cherokee Immersion Charter School

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council voted Monday to create a new three-member school board for the Cherokee Immersion Charter School to represent parents and advise school administrators on important language and mission decisions.

04/08/2016  –  Inter-Tribal resolution supports state bill to protect Native artisans

The Inter-Tribal Council unanimously passed a resolution Friday in support of Oklahoma House Bill 2261.

04/04/2016  –  Tribal Councilor Vazquez donates $3,000 for Chromebooks at Hall Halsell Elementary

Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Deputy Speaker Victoria Vazquez recently donated $3,000 for Vinita Public Schools to purchase 24 Chromebooks at Hall Halsell Elementary School.

04/01/2016  –  Cherokee Nation opens new $14M Sam Hider Health Center in Jay

The Cherokee Nation celebrated the opening of its new $14 million Sam Hider Health Center in Jay Friday.