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11/26/2014  –  Cherokee Nation named Tulsa City-County Library Hall of Fame inductee

The Cherokee Nation will be inducted into the Tulsa City-County Library Hall of Fame next month. The honor is given yearly to one individual or organization demonstrating leadership and exemplary contributions of time, talent and energy toward improving the library and its resources.

11/26/2014  –  Cherokee Nation Angel Project underway

More than 1,500 “angels” are up for adoption through the Cherokee Nation’s Angel Project. The Angel Project helps provide Cherokee children in need with clothes, books and toys for Christmas.

11/21/2014  –  Councilor Vazquez and Vinita Indian Territory Coalition to host second annual Cherokee Cultural Day in Vinita

Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor Victoria Vazquez and the Vinita Indian Territory Coalition host the second annual Cherokee Cultural Day Saturday at the Vinita Health Center.

11/20/2014  –  Cherokee Nation officials celebrate construction milestone

Cherokee Nation officials gathered today to celebrate the topping out of a new health center currently under construction in Delaware County.

11/19/2014  –  Cherokee Nation honors veterans in November

The Cherokee Nation honored two Marine Corps and one U.S. Army veteran with the Cherokee Medal of Patriotism during the November Tribal Council meeting.

11/18/2014  –  Cherokee Nation marks 10 years since passage of State Question 712

The Cherokee Nation is celebrating 10 years since Oklahoma voters overwhelmingly favored State Question 712, the constitutional amendment that allowed Oklahoma to level the economic playing field with other states and opened the door to a new market for tourism and hospitality in the state.

11/14/2014  –  Cherokee Nation Tribal Council reappoints members to CNB board

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council reappointed eight members to the Cherokee Nation Businesses board for another three-year term on Thursday.

11/14/2014  –  Tribal Councilor Hargis named to FCC-Native Nations Broadband Task Force

Cherokee Nation Tribal Councilor Frankie Hargis was recently named to the FCC-Native Nations Broadband Task Force by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.

11/13/2014  –  Cherokee National Youth Choir wins $10,000 Foreigner/GRAMMY Foundation music contest

The Cherokee National Youth Choir was left speechless Thursday when members of the legendary rock band Foreigner visited the Cherokee Nation and presented them a $10,000 check.

11/13/2014  –  Cherokee artist Donald Vann receives diploma 46 years after enlisting for Vietnam

After leaving high school 46 years ago to enlist in the U.S. Army, Cherokee artist Donald Vann received his high school diploma during a Veterans Day assembly at his former school.

11/13/2014  –  Stoplight at Sequoyah High intersection active starting Tuesday

The traffic light at the intersection of U.S. Highway 62 and Coffee Hollow Road that serves as the Sequoyah High School entrance will be in full operation starting Tuesday.

11/10/2014  –  More than 150 attend Cherokee Nation Veterans Day event

More than 150 veterans were honored for their military service at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center Monday. Also honored were fallen Cherokee warriors who never made it home from war.

11/07/2014  –  Cherokee citizen earns gold at world martial arts competition

Cherokee Nation citizen Wade Blevins just struck gold in China. The 41-year-old won the World Traditional Wushu Championships in the bare-handed division, beating out some 3,000 top martial artists there competing from around the globe.

11/07/2014  –  Cherokee Nation honors top Indian-owned businesses of 2014

The Cherokee Nation honored eight standout certified Indian-owned businesses for 2014 during a dinner Thursday at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.

11/04/2014  –  Cherokee Nation among first to join White House ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation is among 15 tribes and more than 100 communities nationwide to accept the White House’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative.